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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: Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: Sallow, Poplar and Birch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188318831883
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records154361079936
Number of individuals2094515015442
Unique positions312541328
Unique locations292441318
Adult records153341019531
Immature records00200

For the county, we have a total of 432 records from 133 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.071 Acleris emargana 06
© Colin Duke (C) All Rights Reserved 2019
49.071 Acleris emargana 05
© Andy Nunn
49.071 Acleris emargana 04
© Damian Money
49.071 Acleris emargana 03
© Terry Box
49.071 Acleris emargana 02
© Terry Box, 18 Aug 2012
49.071 Acleris emargana 01
© Terry Box, 29 Sep 2011

Species Account

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

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