Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Immature stages

Similar Suffolk Species
Acleris kochiella
Elm Button
Approx Length (c. 11mm) Wingspan (18-22mm)
      
      
      
      
    
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Acleris logiana
Grey Birch Button

(Clerck, 1759)1051 / 49.086

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: Becoming increasingly common in Suffolk.

Life Style: Night flying species with two broods the autumn brood hibernates. The larvae feed from spun leaves on Betula.

Identification: This species and A. kochiella may be confused. The summer brood of A. kochiella is creamy white and the autumn brood generally a silvery grey. A. logiana is always pale. This species is also larger than A. kochiella that is 15 to 18mm wingspan. The other distinguishing factor is that A. kochiella appears rough winged and A. logiana is silky.

Recorded in 15 (26%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1997.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/11/2019425TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
23/07/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
10/07/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
08/04/2019125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
06/04/2019125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: Two Generations June - July. Sept - April (overwintering)
Foodplant:   Birch
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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