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Acleris rufana
Sweet-gale Button

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

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 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
2000+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
08/07/1992127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
July 1992127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Wingspan: c. 19 mm.
Season: 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: 2
 Immature Adult
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