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Acleris logiana
Grey Birch Button
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (15-18mm)
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Acleris kochiella
Elm Button

(Goeze, 1783)1050 / 49.085
=Acleris boscana

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: Not a common species in Suffolk.

Life Style: A double brooded Acleris with the autumn brood hibernating. The larvae feed from a folded leaf of Ulmus.

Identification: This species and A. logiana may be confused. The summer brood of A. kochiella is creamy white and the autumn brood generally a silvery grey. This species is smaller and relatively narrower winged to A. logiana that is 18 to 22mm wingspan. The other distinguishing factor is that A. kochiella appears rough winged and A. logiana is silky, In part this is a consequence of fine speckling in A. kochiella

Recorded in 14 (24%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1999.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/04/2020125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
31/01/2020125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
28/07/2019+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
24/07/2019125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
10/07/2019125TM06 - Bacton/Stowupland
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 15-18mm
Flight: Two Generations. June-July. Sept - April (overwintering)
Foodplant:   Elm
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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