Dark Strawberry Tortrix Celypha lacunana
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Tortricidae » Olethreutinae
Although extremely variable, this species can usually be distinguished from its near relatives by the strong indentation or lacuna in the median fascia above the middle and in dark forms this indentation tends to become obscure but is seldom totally obliterated.
It has quite a long flight period, from May to August. The larvae feed on a wide variety of herbaceous plants. A species with many more larval varieties
It can often be disturbed during the day from vegetation along woodland fringes, verges, grassy fields and hedges.