Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex larva on sallow, Halesowen.

Immature stages

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

Fabricius, 17871232 / 49.372

Rare resident.

Salix spp. with larva feeding in spun shoots in May/June.

Recorded in 21 (15%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1872.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: July / August
Foodplant:   Willow, Sallow, Creeping Willow, Osier
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/05/20203VC37 - WorcestershireSO66 -
08/05/20203VC37 - WorcestershireSO98 -
May 20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO94 -
18/08/2016+VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
18/07/20161VC40 - ShropshireSO39
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