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Acleris rufana
Sweet-gale Button

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1057 / 49.089
Norfolk status
Inhabits moors and damp woods. Variable species with many forms. f. ochreana a common form with unicolorous buff-coloured forewings.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2011.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/2011127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
September 2000128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
14/09/1997127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
January 1993+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
08/07/1992127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Wingspan: c. 19 mm.
Flight: August to October, the adult moths hibernate over winter reappear in the spring.
Foodplant:   Bog Myrtle (Sweet Gale)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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