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49.078 ~ 1043 ~ Acleris aspersana ~ Ginger Button
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon species, recorded from scattered sites across the county.

Wingspan :   M. 13-16mm. F. 11-14mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Open country.


A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds from either a folded leaf or a spinning. Pupates between spun leaves or in larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 2nd Aug 2006, Commins Coch