Irish moths

Epiblema cirsiana

Family: Tortricidae        Sub-family: Olethreutinae

1184a     *     Epiblema cirsiana

Wingspan: 12-23mm

Flight time: May-June
Habitat: Damp meadows and woodland clearings

Larval food plants include Marsh Thistle and Common Knapweed

Very similar to E. scutulana and E. sticticana

Epiblema cirsiana

Epiblema cirsiana
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. June 2011

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