Irish moths

Bactra lancealana

Family: Tortricidae  Olethreutinae       Sub-family: Olethreutinae

1111     *     Bactra lancealana cf.

Wingspan: 11-20mm. Quite variable in size and appearance.

Flight time: Two generations, July-October
Habitat: Heathland and marshy ground

Food plants: Rush species including Juncus and Scirpus.

Bactra lancealana

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

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