35.011 .... B&F 0853
Anacampsis populella (Clerck, 1759)
Status .....Appears to be scarce and restricted to a handful of sites. This moth should be more common, but some ID difficulties can lead to under-recording. It can perhaps be more easily recorded in the larval stage though, as the rolled-up leaves of Poplars and Aspen are conspicuous.
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Adult, reared ex-Eaton Wood larva. Photographed June 2024
 
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Photographed at Wellow Park July 2011
 
 
Early stages                            
Larva in rolled-up Aspen Populus tremula leaf. Photographed at Eaton Wood May 2024
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anacampsis populella
 
                  Rolled Aspen Populus tremula leaf, from which the larva feeds.
                 
                   
                  The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group.

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Updated January 2024

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