|49.051 ~ 1021 ~ Cnephasia asseclana ~ Flax Tortrix|
Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout the British Isles as far north as Morayshire.
Recorded from a few sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 15-20mm.
|Flight time & Voltinity
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Leaf miner/spinning. Eggs laid on a leaf. Larva first mines a leaf then feeds externally from within a spinning by drawing fresh leaves together. Pupates in a folded leaf edge or in debris on the ground.
Photo by PRW, 13th June 2011, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 4th July 2011, Llanfyllin
Female confirmed by Gen. Det. (ANG)