Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1041 (ABH49.069) Acleris sparsana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR04383

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Whitelye, Gwent
Whitelye, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Gwent
Whitelye, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species is characterised by its broad forewing and grey colouration.


Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): Beech (Fagus sylvatica), Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)
Flying: One generation, August-October
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland, parks and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 27 (10%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 January to 29 December

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson