The Moths of Suffolk
1051 Acleris logiana, (Clerck, 1759)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce, mainly in the Sandlings

Habitats : Woodland and heathland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; September to April

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of birches (Betula)

Records : Martlesham Heath (A Prichard, x.1997), Rushmere (J Higgott, 23.ii.2000), Ipswich (N Sherman, 2001-5), Snape Warren (SMG, 22.vii.2004), Tunstall Common (N Sherman, 29.x.2004), Bawdsey (M Deans gen. det. J Clifton, 8.xi.2004), Hollesley (N Mason, 30.i.2005), Cavenham (L Gregory, 11.xi.2005)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 18-22mm


Confusion species
    AdultAcleris kochiella

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Ipswich, Suffolk (x.2004) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
8 25 8 8 16 58 8 66 100

Life history chart
imago imago imago ovaimago ova larva larvapupa pupa imago imago imago imago

Further Photographs

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Cavenham Heath, Suffolk (11.xi.2005) © Lee Gregory
Confirmed by dissection. - Ipswich, Suffolk (vi.2008) © Neil Sherman
Gen.det. Jon Clifton - Dunwich, Suffolk (25.viii.2013) © Paul Kitchener
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Trapped by Bill Last - Harlow, Essex (x.2014) © Neil Sherman