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Acleris aspersana
Ginger Button (Hübner, 1817)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
1043 / 49.078
Photo © JB Kemp,  female South Uist 24th August 2012

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Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Flight: July and August.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
Small size and bright orange-yellow coloration characteristic.
Flies freely in afternoon and evening.
Open country away from woodland in a variety of habitats, including low-lying fenland and rough meadows of East Anglia.

Uncommon with, scattered records from across Norfolk in recent years.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
11/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/07/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
05/08/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
04/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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