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Pammene populana
Pigmy Y Piercer
Approx Length (c. 6mm) Wingspan (10-12mm)
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Pammene spiniana
Triangle-marked Piercer

(Duponchel, 1843)1231 / 49.373

Rare resident.

Prunus spinosa, Crataegus spp., with larva feeding in May/June in spun flowers.

Recorded in 12 (9%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1877.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: August - September
Foodplant:   blackthorn, hawthorn (flowers)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
25/08/20192VC40 - ShropshireSO79
24/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
22/08/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
06/08/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
01/08/20181VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
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