Tortricidae : Tortricinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Paul Kitchener,  Eye, 19 October 2006

Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
Upload a Photo
 
Acleris emargana
Notch-wing Button

(Fabricius, 1775)1062 / 49.071

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Frequently beaten from sallow in autumn, not seen in spring. Not uncommon round Ipswich; Monks Soham garden in very late October 1914; common in Blythburgh Wood (Mly) and Herringfleet (D); Leiston, Frostenden, Beccles. Tuddenham Fen.

Recent Status: Found across Suffolk mainly in woodland or scrub during summer or early autumn.

Life Style: Flies at night and comes to light. Larvae feed from a spun leaf on Salix, Betula, Alnus and Corylus.

Identification: The species is easily recognised by the emarginate costa. A. effractana has a shallower emargination but is yet to be found in Suffolk. The species is variable in colour, the degree of reticulation and the costal mark which sometimes extends over a large portion of the wing or may be absent.

Recorded in 40 (69%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1914.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Acleris rhombana  |  Acleris schalleriana >

Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/09/2021+25TM38 - Bungay/Rumburgh
09/09/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
03/09/2021426TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
21/09/2020126TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
11/09/2020126TL95 - Bradfield/Hitcham
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
Express Record Acleris emargana
We need your records!
Do you have records of Acleris emargana?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Jim Wheeler 2021
   

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: July to September
Foodplant:   Sallow, Poplar and Birch.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 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
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy