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

(Fabricius, 1775)49.071

A widespread and reasonably common species across our area. The wing shape makes this an easy moth to recognise but caution should be exercised over possible confusion with the very similar Acleris effractana, a northern species which may be spreading southwards (not yet known from our area).

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 46 (59%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Sallow, Poplar and Birch
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
29/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
06/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP85
04/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
03/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP72
22/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP72
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