1109 Lobesia littoralis ABH 49.185
Westwood & Humphreys, 1845

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Moths Tortricidae » Olethreutinae

Wingspan 11-16 mm.

Phenology Has 2 generations, with moths emerging in June and July, and again in September. Adults can be seen in late afternoon around the foodplant, and later are attracted to light.


Life Cycle The larvae feed on the flowerheads and seeds of the foodplant thrift, as well as bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus).



By Donald Hobern (originally posted to Flickr as Lobesia littoralis) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons