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Acleris sparsana
Lead-coloured Tortrix ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
1041 / 49.069
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  29/09/2023 - Abbey Farm, Flitcham

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

Recorded in 50 (68%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.

Latest 10 Records
02/02/2024128TF83North Creake
29/01/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
13/01/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
20/11/2023127TG20Stoke Holy Cross
20/11/2023227TG30Blofield / Lingwood
19/11/2023227TG20Stoke Holy Cross
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