Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1044 (ABH49.083) Acleris ferrugana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR04402

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

This is a very variable species which closely resembles A. notana from which it can only be reliably distinguished by examination of the genitalia. A small black tuft of scales a short distance from the head is often diagnostic.


Wingspan: 15-19mm
Flying: Two generations, July-August and October-April (hibernates)
National status: Common

Habitat

Woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 31 (11.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 January to 15 November

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