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Acleris rhombana
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (13-16mm)
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Acleris shepherdana

(Stephens, 1852)49.079

Classified as Nationally Scarce, found infrequently in the southern half of the UK. There are a handful of widely-spaced records across our region, suggesting that it is a rare resident here. Can be confused with Acleris rhombana.

Verification Grade Comment: Look at hindwing

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (10%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1924.
Last Recorded in 2015.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Meadowsweet.
GB Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/20151VC22 - BerkshireSU39
24/08/20121VC22 - BerkshireSU49
19/07/2006 to 22/07/20061VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
29/07/20051VC22 - BerkshireSU39
10/11/2004 to 16/11/20041VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
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