Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Aethes francillana
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (14-17 mm)
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Aethes beatricella

(Walsingham, 1898)49.123

Fairly widespread across our region, where it is found locally mainly in damp rough grassland where the food-plant thrives. Easily confused with Aethes francillana.

Recorded in 26 (33%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1970.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Hemlock
GB Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
17/06/20221VC22 - BerkshireSP40
17/06/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
16/06/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU48
16/06/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
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