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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Common and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Oct.

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Rosaceous trees and shrubs.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188318831883
Year last recorded20142013201420142014
Number of records78361206985
Number of individuals6364144246154
Unique positions261440259
Unique locations261442248
Adult records77331136184
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 388 records from 114 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.066 Acleris laterana 02
© B R Spence, 28 Aug 2012
49.066 Acleris laterana 01
© Charlie Streets, 22 Aug 2010

Species Account

Similar species: A very variable species, similar to 1039 Strawberry Tortrix Acleris comariana.

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

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