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Acleris aspersana
Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (13-19 mm.)
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Acleris rhombana

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.070

A widespread and common species across our region. Quite variable in appearance but the reticulated pattern and obvious pointed apex to the wing usually make this an easy moth to recognise.

Recorded in 58 (74%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Hawthorn
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
29/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
27/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
27/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
26/10/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP33
26/10/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
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