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49.084 (BF1045)

Rusty Birch Button   

Acleris notana
Adult: 4

Recording method

Comes to light

Life cycle

Larvae: June-July in Scotland (April-October elsewhere in the UK) in spun leaves bunched together.  Adults: August-May in Scotland (June-May elsewhere in the UK).

Larval foodplants

Many herbaceous plants.


First accepted record for Dumfries and Galloway was two adults netted at Kirkconnell Flow, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 7 November 2020.  ID of one confirmed by gen det.


3 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2020 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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