Irish moths

Marbled Orchard Tortrix, Hedya nubiferana

Family: Tortricidae        Sub-family: Olethreutinae

1083     *     Marbled Orchard Tortrix     *     Hedya nubiferana

Widespread, common
Wingspan: 15-21mm

Flight time: June-August

Larvae feed in spun leaves and flowers of Hawthorn (Crataegus) and Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

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

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