Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Acleris rhombana
Rhomboid Tortrix
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (13-16 mm.)
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Acleris aspersana
Ginger Button

(Hübner, 1817)49.078/1043
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.

Recent (2008) widely scattered records from Holme, Winterton and Upwell.

Recorded in 32 (46%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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A aspersana (female) J.B. Kemp
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/2018127TM18 - Diss
24/07/2018127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
22/07/2018128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
21/07/2018128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
23/10/2017127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Season: July and August.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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