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Common Tortrix Capua vulgana

The Common Tortrix is very umarked indeed. Females are even less marked than males. And maybe identifying this species is not very difficult, because of the lack of markings. Also note the broad wings and the period this species is on the wing (in Britain in the end of May and the beginning of June). Males differ from females having a buff head. The wing span is 13 to 19 mm. You can actually see this moth flying about, for it is flying from dusk onwards. The larvae live on quite a number of trees and woodland plants. This is a fairly common to even abundant species in Ireland, Wales and England. Less abundant in Scotland.