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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Sep, hibernates to following Spring.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded188520031885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records858186
Number of individuals939204
Unique positions651132
Unique locations531108
Adult records778170
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 186 records from 108 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1061 Acleris literana 05
© Julian Francis
1061 Acleris literana 04
© Gillian Nash, August 2015
1061 Acleris literana 03
© Martin Raper
1061 Acleris literana 02
© Will Bown (March 2014)
1061 Acleris literana 01
© Tom Morris

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