Irish moths

Acleris emargana

Family: Tortricidae        Sub-family: Tortricinae

1062     *     Acleris emargana

Widespread, most common in south. Very variable species
Wingspan: 18-22mm

Flight time: July-October
Habitat: Woods, hedgerows and marshy ground

Food plant: Leaves and shoots of Sallow, Poplar, Birch

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010

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