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49.061 ~ 1037 ~ Acleris holmiana
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed and often common throughout Britain, more local in the north.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2014 at Guilsfield in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 18-22mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open woodland, scrub, orchards and gardens.


Hawthorn, blackthorn, apple, pear, plum roses and bramble.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives and feeds between two spun leaves. Pupates in larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by SOS, 24th July 2014, Guilsfield

Photo by SOS, 29th July 2016, Guilsfield