Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Cochylimorpha straminea Haworth, 1811
Straw Conch

Family: Tortricidae
Checklist Number: 49.097

Observed in small numbers in June and July in the vicinity of the food plants although there is reported to be a second generation active from late August to September.

The larvae feed on common knapweed (Centaurea nigra) on young shoots, in the stems below the flowerhead and on the developing seeds

Cochylimorpha straminea
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