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Acleris sparsana
Ashy Button ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
1041 / 49.069
Photo © Matthew Casey,  Costessey Sept 2012

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Acleris laterana
Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: August through to October.
Foodplant:   Beech and Sycamore.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Broad forewing and grey coloration characteristic.
Woodland, parks, gardens.

Recorded in 48 (65%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/12/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/12/2021227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/11/2021128TF51 - Tilney/Wiggenhall
14/11/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
14/11/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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