Irish moths

Celypha cespitana

Family: Tortricidae        Sub-family: Olethreutinae

1067     *     Celypha cespitana

Wingspan: c.15mm. Markings can be very variable

Flight time: June-August. Day-flying in sunshine
Habitat: Usually coastal

Larvae feed on herbaceous plants including Thyme and Sea-lavender (Limonium).

Celypha cespitana

Celypha cespitana
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. June 2011

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