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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and restricted distribution, resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Aug-Apr, hibernates over winter.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Bog-myrtle, White Poplar, Goat Willow, Meadowsweet and similar.

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 recorded18911891
Year last recorded20062006
Number of records1224
Number of individuals1020
Unique positions918
Unique locations918
Adult records612
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 24 records from 18 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


1057 Acleris rufana 01 bred ex larva
© Mike Jeffes

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