Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Cydia conicolana
Pine-cone Piercer

(Heylaerts, 1874)1269 / 49.330

Uncommon to rare local resident.

Pinus sylvestris, P. nigra with larva feeding from July to March in the cones on the seeds. Old emergence holes can be seen in fallen cones.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (5%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1982.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 10-12mm
Flight: May / June
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Corsican Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
07/03/2020+VC40 - ShropshireSO79 -
01/06/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ41
26/05/2017+VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
24/05/20171VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
26/02/2003+VC37 - WorcestershireSO95 -
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