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49.062 ~ 1036 ~ Acleris forsskaleana ~ Maple Button
UK Status

Resident. Locally common in England and Wales, rare in Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, but it has been found at several sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-16mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Mixed woodland and gardens.


Field maple and sycamore.

Lifestage data

Leaf roller. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in rolled leaves or flowers. Pupates in a white silken cocoon spun in a folded leaf of the foodplant.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 5th Aug 2015, Llanfyllin