49.071 Notch-wing Button Acleris emargana (Fabricius, 1775)
Family
Tortricidae: Tortricinae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was published in Stephens (1834) with the Rev. William Little recording it at Raehills.
Other sites: Caerlaverock, Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Castle Loch at Lochmaben, Castle Wood near Caerlaverock, Connansknowe at Kirkton, Courance, Heathhall Plantation, Holmhead on Lochar Moss, Longbridgemuir.
 
VC73
First was found at an unknown locality in the west on 25th August 1978 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Almorness, Craigend in Mabie Forest, Darnaw near Clatteringshaws, Edingham, Rockcliffe, Troston.
 
VC74
First was found at Whithorn on 12th October 1958 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Changue Port, Craighlaw at Kirkcowan, Dowalton Marshes SWT Reserve, Glassoch, Torrs Warren.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification
Genitalia dissection required to separate from Acleris effractana, which is reported to have a shallower notch on the costa.
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
A species that requires genitalia dissection to separate from Acleris effractana.
© Brian Henderson, Courance, 28 August 2013
© Brian Henderson, Courance, 23 August 2013

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