|1039 ~ Acleris comariana ~ Strawberry Tortrix|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout Britain as far north as Lanarkshire.
Fairly common on both the eastern and western extremes of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 13-18mm.
time & Voltinity
Wet heathland, bogs and marshes.
Wild and cultivated strawberries and other related plants.
Spinning. Eggs laid low down on foodplant. Larva lives in spun leaves or a folded leaf and feeds within. Pupates in a silken cocoon in larval habitation.
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Photo by PRW, 28th Sept 2011, Commins Coch