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Unknown moth

Observed: 10th January 2013 By: igrangeigrange’s reputation in Invertebratesigrange’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Observed in a blackthorn hedge.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which a tortrix moth (Acleris cristana) interacts

Comments

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Acleris cristana

This is a very variable species, and your individual is rather worn, but there's a reasonably close match photographed here:
http://thenaturalstone.blogspot.co.uk/2005/03/mothing-at-cuckoos-hollow....

(scroll down to the second photo).

It feeds on Blackthorn so that fits!

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