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Photo © Andy King,  To light. Philipshill Wood, Chorleywood; VC 24. 06 v 2013. Gen confirmed Peter Hall. Male.

Approx Length (c. 12.5mm) Wingspan (18-25mm)
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Acleris abietana

(Hübner, 1822)49.067

Recorded as new to the UK in 1965 from Perthshire in Scotland.
A species of coniferous woodland, classified as Nationally Scarce and still absent from large areas of southern England, but may be spreading. Just the one record from our region suggests a vagrant individual.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2013.
Last Recorded in 2013.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Coniferous trees
GB Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
06/05/20131VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ09
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