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Photo © John Thacker,  Harwell 22.4.19 (Scale mm)

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Acleris hastiana
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22 mm)
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Acleris cristana

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.076

Widespread and common across our region, in all habitats. Highly variable, but most forms have a white head and thorax as well as very noticeable mid-wing scale tufts (although the latter can be lost, especially during winter hibernation).

Recorded in 52 (67%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1919.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Blackthorn and Hawthorn
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
10/11/2022+VC22 - BerkshireSU77
28/10/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
01/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
16/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
15/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU57
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