Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex larva behind sycamore bark. Blakedown, Worcestershire.

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Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (13-16 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Pammene regiana
Regal Piercer

(Zeller, 1849)1234 / 49.375

Fairly Common resident.

Acer pseudoplatanus, usually on mature trees with larva feeding on the seeds in August/September, then descending to the base of the trunk to overwinter, and later pupate, in cocoon behind loose bark.

Recorded in 72 (51%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Flight: May to July
Foodplant:   Sycamore.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
06/10/20191VC40 - ShropshireSO49 -
22/09/20194VC40 - ShropshireSJ40 -
26/07/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
25/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
25/07/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
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