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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and local resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, Jun-Jul, Sep-Oct.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Garden Strawberry, Wild Strawberry and Marsh Cinquefoil.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1948190720091883
Year last recorded2014200220122014
Number of records4546312
Number of individuals88253142
Unique positions10436
Unique locations12436
Adult records4545311
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 475 records from 25 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Similar species: 1038 Acleris laterana.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Thinly distributed in vice-counties 61 to 64, sometimes locally fairly common.

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