Irish moths

Cydia ulicetana

Family: Tortricidae        Sub-family: Olethreutinae

1255     *     Cydia ulicetana

Wingspan: 12-16mm

Flight time: Two generations, May and July-September
Habitat: Heaths and moorland

Larvae feed internally on the seeds of Gorse (Ulex) and Broom (Cytisus)

Similar: Cydia splendana

Cydia ulicetana

Cydia ulicetana

Cydia ulicetana
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. May and June 2011

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