1021 Flax Tortrix Cnephasia asseclana
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)Wingspan 15-18 mm.
A reasonably common species throughout Britain, occupying gardens, farmland and other open habitats, where it can often be found resting on trees and fences etc.
The adults fly between June and August, and are attracted to light.
The larvae feed on a wide range of herbaceous plants, mining leaves initially and then spinning together leaves or flowers.