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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-mid Aug.

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Rosaceous trees, including Apple and Hawthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19831883188318832000
Year last recorded20142013201420142014
Number of records348466057
Number of individuals489238472
Unique positions4046138
Unique locations4146137
Adult records348235957
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 475 records from 71 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.061 Acleris holmiana 03
© Terry Box, 9 Aug 2013
49.061 Acleris holmiana 02 ex pupa on Hawthorn
© Dave Shenton
49.061 Acleris holmiana 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widespread with records from all five vice-counties but local and seldom common.

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