Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Oct.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Various fruit-bearing plants and shrubs.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19491904197619691999
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records26924028711303507
Number of individuals39661042143434251045
Unique positions7743546413
Unique locations7943546511
Adult records26904018691277505
Immature records10100

For the county, we have a total of 5775 records from 252 sites. First recorded in 1904.
 

Photos


1048 Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) 03
© John Edwards
1048 Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix) 02
© Dave Williamson 5th Oct 2010
1048 Acleris variegana  (Garden Rose Tortrix) 01 dark form
© Charles Fletcher, 3 Sep 2001

Species Account


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

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