Grey Tortrix (Cnephasia stephensiana)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Cnephasia
Species: stephensiana

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On Oct 13, 2008, wallaby1 from Lincoln,
United Kingdom (Zone 8a) wrote:

Another confusing one in this Genus.

Description on the following site was the deciding factor to separate it from other species, which can vary greatly.

http://nlbif.eti.uva.nl/bis/tortricidae.php?selected=beschri...

"forewings whitish-grey suffused with grey, brownish-grey irregularly edged markings speckled with black; hindwings brownish-grey"

Apart from the obvious grey colour, and the likeness to the pic on ukmoths.

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