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Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Sycamore
73.0390 (B&F: 2279)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Acronictinae
        »Tribe: Acontiini

A resident species that usually occurs singly or sparingly in a wide range of habitats, but is sometimes locally fairly common and occasionally common at mv light among deciduous woodland. Well distributed, probably generally so. Single brooded, flying mainly from mid May to mid August. The larvae feed on sycamore, horse chestnut, maple and elm. (Pratt, 2011)

Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Battle, 02 vii 2019
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
PrestonPark, 09 viii 2019
Photo: Colin Brooks
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
PrestonPark, 09 viii 2019
Photo: Colin Brooks
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Steyning, 08 vii 2013
Photo: Olly Ellis
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crowborough, 19 vii 2014
Photo: Charles Waters
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pagham Harbour, vi 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 10 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hailsham, 07 ix 2012
Photo: Nick Linazasoro
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Brighton, 14 viii 2009
Photo: Ed Clarke

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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