Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade G See here for explanation
Flight time: Two generations, Jun-Aug and Oct-Nov, overwinters to Spring.
|Year first recorded||1993||1998||1986||1992|
|Year last recorded||2014||2002||2014||2014|
|Number of records||22||4||48||15|
|Number of individuals||62||0||59||30|
For the county, we have a total of 89 records from 45 sites. First recorded in 1986.
Similar species: 1044 Acleris ferrugana.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Because of confusion with A. ferrugana (Denis and Schiffermuller) confirmed records are few. It has recently been recorded quite widely among birch in VC63 and there are also confirmed records from vice-counties 61, 62 and 64.