Family: Tortricidae Tortricinae Sub-family: Tortricinae
1044x * Acleris ferrugana / notana
The two species are very similar and require genitalia examination or breeding from foodplant for accurate identification. Both are found in woodland and fly in two generations, July and September-April.
Wingspan 14-18mm, often has a small black tuft of scales at quarter distance from head. Larvae feed on rolled leaves of Oak and Goat Willow
Wingspan 15-19mm. Larvae feed on leaves of Birch, Alder and Bog Myrtle
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. November 2010 and March 2011