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Acleris kochiella
Elm Button (Goeze, 1783)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
1050 / 49.085
Photo © Brian Jones

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Grey Birch Button
Acleris logiana
Wingspan: 15-18mm
Flight: Two Generations. June-July. Sept - April (overwintering)
Foodplant:   Elm
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local in hedgerows, gardens, orchards and parks throughout southern England, becoming scarcer northwards to Yorkshire, and unknown in Scotland.

Adults fly at night and are attracted to light. The larvae feed on Elm, living within a spun or rolled leaf. Larvae of the summer brood are much more common than those of the spring generation.

Resembles A. logiana which occurs in Scotland and recently in Norfolk.

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1998.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
30/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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