Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1043 (ABH49.078) Acleris aspersana, (Hübner, [1817])

KR04391

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
East Chevington, Northumberland
East Chevington, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher


General Information

This species is characterised by its small size and bright orange-yellow colouration.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Common

Habitat

Grassland and chalk downs.

Regional Information

Recorded in 20 (7.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 June to 23 October

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 Photo © Barry Dickerson
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