49.069 Ashy Button Acleris sparsana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Family
Tortricidae: Tortricinae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish on 27th September 1970 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Bowhousepark, Connansknowe near Kirkton, Courance, Stenhouse Wood SWT Reserve.
 
VC73
First was found at Portling on 25th August 1976 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Milton.
 
VC74
First was found at Mull of Galloway RSPB Reserve on 18th September 1998 during a 'Grey Daggers' Moth Group field meeting.
Other sites:Dunskey Estate near Portpatrick, Glenstockadale near Leswalt, Newton Stewart.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
© Alison Robertson, Bowhousepark, 29 September 2011 

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