1108 Lobesia abscisana
(Doubleday, 1849)Wingspan 10-13 mm.
A smallish moth, and darker than related species, it is locally distributed mainly in the south and south-east of England, with some records from further north into Yorkshire.
The adults fly in May and again in July and August. Flying from dusk onwards, they are attracted later to light.
The larvae feed in spinnings on the shoots of creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense).