Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Acleris hastiana
Sallow Button
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22 mm.)
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Acleris cristana
Tufted Button

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1054 / 49.076
Norfolk status
Distinctive variation in appearance.

A large coarse scale tuft (hence vernacular name) situated towards the end of the discal cell on each forewing is peculiar to this species.

Recorded in 42 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/12/2021127TG20 - Norwich
12/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/05/2021127TG20 - Norwich
31/03/2021128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
28/03/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: Aug - Nov, then again from March-May after hibernation.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn and Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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