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Cydia splendana (Hübner, [1799])

Marbled Piercer
49.3410 (B&F: 1260)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Grapholitini


A resident species, often fairly common and sometimes common at mv light in both vice-counties. Probably generally distributed and increasing. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to mid-September. Larvae feed on oak acorns. (Pratt, 2011).

Cydia splendana (Hübner, 1799)
Steyning, 15 vii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis
Cydia splendana (Hübner, 1799)
melanic form
Crowborough, 22 viii 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Cydia splendana (Hübner, 1799)
Lindfield, 15 vii 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Cydia splendana (Hübner, 1799)
Lindfield, 23 viii 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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