Tortricidae : Tortricinae
Photo © Mick Saunt,  Middle Harling Heath

Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22 mm.)
Acleris emargana
Notch-wing Button

(Fabricius, 1775)49.071/1062
Norfolk status
Pronounced emargination of the costa of the forewing characteristic although variable in depth.
Several forms with variable coloration.

Species has recently been split into 1062 Acleris emargana and 1062a Acleris effractana.

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Acleris effractana - a possible candidate for Norfolk - Note fairly standard colour pattern with little variation (Outer Hebrides, John Kemp)
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/11/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
19/10/2015127TM18 - Diss
17/10/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
October 2015+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
29/09/2015327TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Season: July to September
Foodplant:   Sallow, Poplar and Birch.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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