1439 Grey Knot-horn Acrobasis advenella

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Wingspan Wingspan 18-24 mm

Flight Period Flies in July and August in one brood, which , when it often is a visitor to the light-trap.

Description The species has a banded pattern of reds and greys.

Life Cycle Larvae feed mainly on hawthorn Crataegus but also sometimes on rowan Sorbus aucuparia .
Preferring areas of old uncut Hawthorn hedge.

 

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