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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, Jun-Aug and Oct-Nov, overwinters to Spring.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Birch.

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 recorded199019931990
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records15069438
Number of individuals33183828
Unique positions10512234
Unique locations798174
Adult records14865426
Immature records228

For the region, we have a total of 438 records from 174 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1990.


1045 Acleris notana 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account

Similar species: 1044 Acleris ferrugana. Without gen. det. this species should be recorded as Acleris ferrugana/notana agg.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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