Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Aug-Oct.

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Apple, Dog Rose, Hazel and Oak,

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19521999197619722000
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records39947202106169
Number of individuals55646240363235
Unique positions4219392610
Unique locations431840269
Adult records39847199105169
Immature records10200

For the county, we have a total of 923 records from 136 sites. First recorded in 1952.
 

Photos


1042 Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 03 larval spinning
© Dave Shenton
1042 Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 02
© Dave Shenton
1042 Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix) 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often very common throughout all five vice-counties.
 

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