Main: (Noctuidae / Acronictinae)
73.039 [B&F: 2279] Sycamore (Acronicta aceris) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Local in parks, gardens, woodland and scrub throughout southern England. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widespread and fairly common, particularly in suburban area. Wingspan 41-49 mm. The main confusion species are Poplar Grey A. megacephala and Sweet Gale Moth A. euphorbiae, but has characteristic S-shaped subterminal band of pale grey blocks. Larva feeds on Horse-chestnut, Sycamore and Field Maple, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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