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PICTURE: Rimac, Theddlethorpe Dunes, Lincolnshire, June 2016.

             
 

DISTRIBUTION: This moth is widely distributed but local in England, Wales, Ireland and southern Scotland. The species is very variable in both ground colour and markings.

 

WING SPAN: 18mm to 22mm.                   STATUS: Resident.

         

FLIGHT PERIOD: Moths of this species are single brooded, flying from June through into August.

LARVAL PERIOD: The eggs of this species hatch in September, and the larvae hibernate immediately in a silken hibernacula. They commence feeding in April, and pupate in late May, and June.

HABITAT: Its habitats are fields, meadows, gardens, parks, fens, marshes and downs.

FOOD PLANT/S:  Its food plant is Plantain and Oxeye Daisy.

 

SIMILAR SPECIES: There are some similar species of tortrix.

           
               
             
               
             
 

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