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49.084 ~ 1045 ~ Acleris notana ~ Rusty Birch Button
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from a few sites in the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 14-18mm.

Confusion species

A. ferrugana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)


Mainly birch woodland.



Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins bunched leaves together and feeds within. Pupates spun up in debris or in larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 4th Mar 2007, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 23rd Feb 2011, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 24th Feb 2011, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 30th Dec 2011, Commins Coch