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Acleris emargana
Notch-wing Button (Fabricius, 1775)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
1062 / 49.071
Photo © Dave Appleton,  30/08/2014 - Creaking Gate Lake

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: July to September
Foodplant:   Sallow, Poplar and Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Pronounced emargination of the costa of the forewing characteristic although variable in depth.
Several forms with variable coloration.

Species has recently been split into Acleris emargana and Acleris effractana which is more of a northern species.

Please retain specimens for determination if you think you may have Acleris effractana.

Verification Grade Comment: National Grade 4

Recorded in 46 (62%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/10/2021427TG13 - Baconsthorpe
08/10/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/09/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/09/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/09/2021227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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