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Acleris cristana
Tufted Button ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  17/02/2017 - North Elmham

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Sallow Button
Acleris hastiana
Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: Aug - Nov, then again from March-May after hibernation.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn and Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Scarce species with distinctive variation in appearance.
Large coarse scale tuft situated towards the end of the discal cell on forewing peculiar to this species.

Recorded in 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2021127TG20 - Norwich
31/03/2021128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
28/03/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/03/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
17/03/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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