Main: (Pyralidae / Phycitinae)
62.033 [B&F: 1435] Acrobasis tumidana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


Immigrant from mainland Europe to southern England, with records north to Lancashire. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight barely annual, except in 2004 when five were recorded, all in the first half of August. Wingspan 19-24 mm. Forewing markings similar to those of C. repandana, but differs in having a ridge of reddish, raised scales distal to first line [Goater]. Larva feeds on Oak, living within a spun or rolled leaf.

Flightime guide

Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 5
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.011210511
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 8
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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Detail records

VC10 Isle of Wight
Yarmouth (SZ38)1873-Bartlett, HAdult
Freshwater (SZ38)1900-Blair, Dr K.G.Adult
Totland (SZ38)16-Jul-2003oneKnill-Jones, SAAdult
Bonchurch (SZ57)30-Aug-2014oneHalsey, JAdult
Bonchurch (SZ57)31-Aug-2016oneHalsey, JAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Emer Bog NR (SU32)30-Jul-1983-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHAdult
Christchurch (SZ19)03-Aug-1994oneJeffes, MAdult
Southsea (SZ69)30-Jul-1995oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Cosham (SU60)01-Aug-1995oneJennings, TJAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)04-Jul-2001oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Portchester (SU60)05-Aug-2003oneStokes, JAdult
Southsea (SZ69)01-Aug-2004oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)05-Aug-2004oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)07-Aug-2004oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Stubbington (SU50)10-Aug-2004oneHoughton, DAdult
Southsea (SZ69)10-Aug-2004oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Marwell (SU52)08-Aug-2005oneGreen, DGAdult
Southsea (SZ69)20-Aug-2005oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Funtley (SU50)30-Jul-2008oneCodlin, TDAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)30-Jun-2009oneGoater, BAdult
Lymington (SZ39)27-Jun-2011oneDurnell, PRAdult
Stubbington (SU50)01-Aug-2011oneHoughton, DAdult
Southsea (SZ69)03-Sep-2011oneLangmaid, JRAdult
South Brockenhurst (SU20)19-Aug-2012oneWynn, RBAdult
Southsea (SZ69)23-Jul-2019oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Fareham (SU50)25-Jul-2019oneWheeler, KAdult
Southsea (SZ69)25-Jul-2019oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)25-Jul-2019oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Fareham (SU50)04-Aug-2019oneWheeler, KAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Axmansford (SU56)08-Aug-2012oneBolton, ACAdult

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