Northern Crescent Piercer Grapholita lunulana
Back To (Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
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Tortricidae » Olethreutinae
It can be found flying in the sunshine in May and June in a variety of habitats such as hedgerows, rough pasture and hillsides
Colour of Fore wing olive-brown; distal area of wing irrorate (tips of scales) with light ochreous; median fascia represented by a short, blackish brown streak on costa; ocellus moderately well developed; medio-dorsal blotch relatively slender, rounded apically. Hindwing white, broadly infuscate apically and along termen to vannal area in male, entirely fuscous in female.
The larvae feed on a variety of foodplants including vetches (Vicia spp.).
A variety of habitats such as hedgerows, rough pasture and hillsides. Larva feeds within seedpods of Bitter Vetchling and Vetch, over-wintering in a cocoon mainly northen distribution in Britain