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Lozotaeniodes formosana (Frölich, 1830) Species

Last modified: Jan. 19, 2022, 12:52 p.m.

A fairly common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Archipini > Genus: Lozotaeniodes > Species: Lozotaeniodes formosana
Vernacular names
Stipjesbladroller (NL), Orangefarbener Kiefernwickler (DE)
First mention in Belgium
Dufrane A. 1944. Microlépidoptères de la faune belge, (4e note). — Bulletin du Musée royal d'Histoire naturelle de Belgique 20(18): 1–12. On page 8.




Wingspan: 20–26 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The young larva lives on the brown scaling of the buds of the food plant, and after hibernation in an open-ended silken tube among the needles.
The moths are mainly active at dusk and later readily come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from June till August. When conditions are right, small numbers can be observed until late in October.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Pinus sylvestris

The larva lives on the brown scaling of the buds of Pinus.

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This species is strongly bound to Pinus sylvestris, so gardens and Pinus-forests are the most preferable habitats.

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