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Acrobasis tumidana

Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)1435 / 62.033

Davey, P., 2009: A local species restricted to southern and western districts of England, the larva feeding in spun leaves of oak (Quercus spp.). In Dorset, thirty-one examples have been recorded on seventeen occasions, many of these from light traps and most fall within the last ten years following an absence of ninety years. All of these are suspected immigrants from the Continent; dates coincided with notable influxes of other migrant Lepidoptera. The wind rose indicates the direction of the... Read More

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Wingspan: 19-24mm
Flight: One generation, July to August
Foodplant:   Oak, Quercus
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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