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Approx Length (c. 10.5mm) Wingspan (15-21mm.)
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Acleris lorquiniana
Marsh Button

(Duponchel, 1835)1058 / 49.074
Norfolk status

Recent records from the Broads.

Distinctive narrow forewing with acutely angled apex and light brown general coloration.

Three forms occure in the UK and are unlikely to be confused with any other species.
f. flavana: veins stand out whitish, scattered black scales, only a hint of a blackish disco-cellular spot.
f. uliginosana: large black disco-cellular spot.
f. striana: medial longitudinal blackish to ferruginous-brown streak from base to apex.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1878.
Last Recorded in 2022.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/02/2022227TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
23/11/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
10/11/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
03/11/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
19/10/2021327TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 15-21mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Jun - Oct.
Foodplant:   Purple Loosestrife.
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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