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49.083 (BF1044)

Rusty Oak Button   

Acleris ferrugana
Adult: 4
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: May-July, August-September between two leaves spun together.  Adults: June-September, October-May.

Larval foodplants

Oak species, Goat Willow.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Glenluce, Wigtownshire, on 24th April 1954 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found near Closeburn during 2005, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being found at Sandyhills on 24th September 2008.

4 record(s) from 4 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1954 2018 2005
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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