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1054 ~ Acleris cristana
UK Status

Resident. A scarce and local species found mainly in southern England.

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species, found at scattered sites, especially in the west of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 17-22mm.

Confusion species


A. hastiana.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Woodland.

Foodplant

Blackthorn and hawthorn.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in spun leaves, flowers, or fruit, and feeds within. Pupates in a flimsy cocoon spun up in a folded leaf or amongst debris on the ground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PB, 2nd Nov 2011, Morben ISAF

Photo by AT, 2nd Nov 2011, Derwenlas

Photo by AT, 2nd Nov 2011, Derwenlas

Photo by PRW, 21st Oct 2015, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 21st Oct 2015, Commins Coch

Photo by AT, 1st Apr 2016, Derwenlas

Photo by AT, 1st Apr 2016, Derwenlas