Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Acleris literana
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(Linnaeus, 1758)1061 / 49.087
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Distinctive species, but quite variable. Pale green ground colour with whitish and blackish markings. Common name from its appearance not foodplant.
Overwinters as an adult.

Recorded on 2nd April 2011 at Dersingham (Allan Drewitt) The only known VC28 record since 1899!
Recorded in 2013 at Overstrand (G. Bond).

Four old Victorian records noted as 'scarce'. (C. Barrett)
Listed at Gillingham Thicks VC27 (1998)

From 2019 the species has been more frequently recorded in Norfolk.

Recorded in 22 (30%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2021127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
20/05/2021127TG24 - Cromer
18/05/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/05/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/05/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: August to May
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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