Main: (Tortricidae / Tortricinae)
49.020 [B&F: 0974] Argyrotaenia ljungiana (Thunberg, 1797)

 

Notes: Common on heathland and moorland throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire found on heathland in the New Forest and north-east of the county. On the Isle of Wight, there has been only one recent record, at Freshwater in 1995. Wingspan 12-16 mm. The silver-white ground coloration of the forewing is characteristic of this species [Bradley]. Larva polyphagous on various herbaceous plants, including Bog-myrtle, Heather and Bilberry, living within a spun or rolled leaf, over-wintering as a pupa.

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