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Acleris schalleriana
Viburnum Button (Linnaeus, 1761)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
1047 / 49.073
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark-triangle Button
Acleris laterana
Strawberry Tortrix
Acleris comariana
Wingspan: 15-19mm.
Season: Two generation Aug-Sept. Oct-May.
Foodplant:   Wayfaring Tree, Guedler-rose.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Scrub, woodland, hedgerows and wet heathland.

A few claimed Norfolk records, please retain specimens for confirmation.

In well marked specimens an enlarged costal blotch, which extends to near the apex, distinguish this species from A. laterana and A. comariana

Adult moths are generally on the wing from August till October, whereupon they hibernate and reappear the following spring.

Verification Grade Comment: Well marked specimens Grade 3 otherwise Grade 4

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 22 (32%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/10/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/10/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
06/01/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/12/2018228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
17/12/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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