Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (12-17 mm.)
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Acleris forsskaleana
Maple Button

(Linnaeus, 1758)1036 / 49.062

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Common and variable at Westerfeld (Pyett); Ipswich, Shrubland, Glemham Magna, Leiston, Beccles, Flixton and not rare under maples on Gorleston palings in August.

Recent Status: An abundant easily recognised species.

Life Style: Flies by night and comes to light. The larvae feed on flowers or from spun or rolled leaves of Acer species.

Identification: Easily recognised small broad winged Acleris species with little variation except in the presence or absence of the dark central suffusion

Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1972.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2021325TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
03/09/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
02/09/2021125TM04 - Hadleigh
31/08/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
29/08/2021225TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-17 mm.
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Field Maple and Sycamore
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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