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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Herbaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831883188318831883
Year last recorded20142011201420142013
Number of records487102814
Number of individuals33694333
Unique positions1475157
Unique locations1575156
Adult records47592613
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 107 records from 48 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.078 Acleris aspersana 02
© Tony Moverley, 24 Aug 2013
49.078 Acleris aspersana 01
© Charles Fletcher, 12 Jul 2003

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widely recorded in all five vice-counties and locally fairly common.

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