Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1057 (ABH49.089) Acleris rufana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General Information

This is a variable species with many forms, the most common of which, f. ochreana, has a unicolourous buff-coloured forewing.

Wingspan: c. 19 mm.
Foodplant(s): Bog-myrtle (Myrica gale)
Flying: One generation, August-October and spring (hibernates)
National status: Nationally Scarce A


Moors and damp woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Nationally Scarce A