Morley’s Final Catalogue: Doubtless frequent on Potentilla. Two at Newmarket Suffolk, in 1910 (Nurse, Ent. 1911, 221). Fleam Dyke, Cambs' in mid-July 1933 (Mly).
Recent Status: Found sparingly across Suffolk in open land locations.
Life Style: The species flies by day and night and comes to light. The larvae feed from spun leaves on a variety of herbaceous and woody plants
Identification: The species has a variable shade of orange/brown with a darker costal blotch. The extent of darker shading and degree of reticulation varies. It is a smaller Acleris species with narrow shoulders and a slightly concave termen resulting in a produced apex. More Info
Recorded in 16 (28%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1910. Last Recorded in 2019. Additional Stats