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Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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49.0690 (B&F: 1041)

Synonym(s):
Acleris sponsana (Fabricius, 1787)
Acleris favillaceana (Hübner, [1799])


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Tortricinae
        »Tribe: Tortricini

Common

Resident. Occurs sparingly at light in both vice-counties, but is occasionally fairly common in a few place in the west. Widespread and increasing. Single-brooded flying mainly from early September to early December, and then during an intermittent hibernation up to late January. If any adult is thought to be A.sparsana outside this flight time is in fact referable to a different species. Larvae feed on beech, hornbeam, sycamore and maple. (Pratt, 2011).

Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Brighton, 07 xi 2015
Photo: Gideon Knight
Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bracklesham, 05 vii 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bracklesham, 23 vi 2018
Photo: Derek Lee
Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 19 ix 2014
Photo: Bob Foreman
Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 22 x 2014
Photo: Bob Foreman
Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Duncton, 09 xi 2012
Photo: Tony Davis
Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crowborough, 25 x 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crowborough, 25 x 2014
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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