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Acleris umbrana
Dark-streaked Button

(Hubner, [1799])1052 / 49.075

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: The species has been rare along the south coast of England, however it became commoner during the late 2010s and was found for the first time in Suffolk during December 2018.

Life Style: The species is double brooded with the autumn brood hibernating. It is night flying and comes to light. The larvae feed from spun Prunus spinosa leaves.

Identification: The species is characteristically marked and provided this is taken account of cannot be confused with any other British Acleris species.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2018.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/12/2018125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
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Wingspan: 20 mm
Flight: Spring, Autumn, Winter. Hibernates.
Foodplant:   Various decideous trees
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 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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