Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  25/07/2016 - North Elmham - male

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Acleris rhombana
Rhomboid Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (13-16 mm.)
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Acleris aspersana
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(Hübner, 1817)1043 / 49.078
Norfolk status
Small size and bright orange-yellow coloration characteristic.
Flies freely in afternoon and evening.
Open country away from woodland in a variety of habitats, including low-lying fenland and rough meadows of East Anglia.

Uncommon, with scattered records from across Norfolk in recent years.

Recorded in 34 (46%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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A aspersana (female) J.B. Kemp
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/09/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
11/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/07/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Flight: July and August.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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