Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1036 (ABH49.062) Acleris forsskaleana, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR04375

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Hemingford Grey, 25th June 2018. Light trap.
Hemingford Grey, 25th June 2018. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey, 26th July 2013
Hemingford Grey, 26th July 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species has a distinctive reticulated (chequered) pattern on the forewing.


Wingspan: 12-17 mm.
Foodplant(s): Field Maple (Acer campestre), Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)
Flying: One generation, July-September
National status: Common

Habitat

Gardens and mixed woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 112 (41.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 11 May to 25 September

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson