Tortricidae : Tortricinae
Photo © Chris Knott,  Robinson MV trap; Great Ellingham; 29/10/2010

Similar Norfolk Species
Acleris laterana
Dark-triangle Button
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22 mm.)
Acleris sparsana
Ashy Button

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.069/1041
Norfolk status
Broad forewing and grey coloration characteristic.
Woodland, parks, gardens.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/12/2015128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
06/12/2015127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
16/11/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
16/11/2015128TM09 - Attleborough
11/11/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Season: August through to October.
Foodplant:   Beech and Sycamore.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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