Tortricidae: Tortricinae

1021 (ABH49.051) Flax Tortrix Cnephasia asseclana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR04477

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Flax Tortrix
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 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
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 Photo © Barry Dickerson
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 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
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 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
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 Photo © David Griffiths
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 Photo © David Griffiths
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 Photo © David Griffiths
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General Information

This is a quite variable species.


Wingspan: 15-18 mm.
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Common

Habitat

Gardens, farmland and other open habitats.

Regional Information

Recorded in 100 (37%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 May to 29 August

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