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Strophedra nitidana (Fabricius, 1794)

Little Oak Piercer
49.3820 (B&F: 1222)

Strophedra redimitana (Guenée, 1845)
Strophedra flexana (Zeller, 1849)

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


A resident, Nationally Scarce moth. It occurs in the foremost deciduous woods in north-west Sussex and has not been recorded in East Sussex since 1905. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to mid July. The larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011).

Strophedra nitidana (Fabricius, 1794)
Scotney, 27 vi 2020
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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