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Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (17-22mm)
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Dichelia histrionana
Scarce Spruce Tortrix

(Frölich, 1828)990a / 49.034
=Spruce Tortrix*

Norfolk status
New to the British Isles in June 2003, trapped at Wood Green in London, possibly accidentally imported with nursery stock or timber as no further records have been reported from the site or the rest of the country (Sterling, 2006).

Widespread throughout central Europe in conifer forests.

New for Norfolk in 2019. Female recorded at Swanton Novers (Gen. Det. D. Appleton, 27/08/19)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
27/08/2019128TG03Swanton Novers (Gt Wood)
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Wingspan: 17-22mm
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Norway Spruce
Nat Status: Adventive
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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