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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Aug-Nov.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Beech and Sycamore.

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 recorded192920011929
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records1308276
Number of individuals15112326
Unique positions585126
Unique locations544116
Adult records1188252
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 276 records from 116 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1929.


1041 Acleris sparsana 03 confirmed by Phil Sterling
© Julian Francis
1041 Acleris sparsana 02
© Julian Francis
1041 Acleris sparsana 01
© Tom Morris

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