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1439 ~ Acrobasis advenella
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles as far north as southern Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found at several sites in the northern half of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 19-24mm.

Confusion species

N. sauvella. T. marmorea.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Hawthorn hedges.


Hawthorn and rowan.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins several flowers or leaves together and lives within. Pupates in a tough cocoon attached to a dead leaf or in the soil.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 28th July 2009, Llanfyllin