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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Oct.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Various fruit-bearing plants and shrubs.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19491904197619691999
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records26924028711303507
Number of individuals39661042143434251045
Unique positions7743546413
Unique locations7943546511
Adult records26904018691277505
Immature records10100

For the county, we have a total of 5775 records from 252 sites. First recorded in 1904.


49.077 Acleris variegana 05
© Terry Box, 21 Sep 2020
49.077 Acleris variegana 03
© John Edwards
49.077 Acleris variegana 02
© Dave Williamson, 5 Oct 2010
49.077 Acleris variegana 01 dark form
© Charles Fletcher, 3 Sep 2001

Species Account

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

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