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Phaneta pauperana (Duponchel, 1843) Species

Last modified: April 13, 2020, 9:39 p.m.

A very rare species in the southern part of Belgium, not often recorded. Seen for the first time in Flanders in April 2020.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Eucosmini > Genus: Phaneta > Species: Phaneta pauperana
Vernacular names
Grijsschildbladroller (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1907b. Compte rendu des recherches entomologiques entreprises à Rochefort, pendant l’été de 1907. — Revue mensuelle de la Société entomologique namuroise 7: 42–46. On page 43. view page




Wingspan 12–17 mm.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


The larva lives in the opening buds, spun flowers and fruits of the food plant. Pupation takes place in spun leaves fallen to the ground.

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Flight periods

The adults are on the wing during April and May.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Rosa canina

The larva feeds on Rosa canina.

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