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Ocnerostoma friesei
Plain Needle-miner
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Ocnerostoma piniariella
Ringed Needle-miner

(Zeller, 1847)444 / 16.023
=White Pine Ermine*

Norfolk status
Local. Scarce.
Conifer plantations.

Distribution is incompletely known due to confusion with the very similar O. friesei.

There is very little to separate this species from Ocnerostoma friesei. Attention should be paid to the antenna, which is ringed white and pale grey in the male and white in the female.

[MBGBI vol3, p65]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
22/04/2023128TL79Cranwich
24/06/2022128TL79Cranwich
17/06/2022128TF92North Elmham
03/07/2021128TF81Litcham
30/06/2020128TF63Dersingham
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Wingspan: 8-10mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Scots Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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