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Acleris logiana
Grey Birch Button
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (15-18mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Acleris kochiella
Elm Button

(Goeze, 1783)1050 / 49.085
=Acleris boscana
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 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1998.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
16/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/04/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/10/2018128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 15-18mm
Flight: Two Generations. June-July. Sept - April (overwintering)
Foodplant:   Elm
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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