Seq # 362190010

Phiaris bipunctana (Fabricius, 1794) Species

Last modified: Nov. 22, 2023, 12:34 p.m.

A rare species mainly occuring in the southern part of Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Olethreutini > Genus: Phiaris > Species: Phiaris bipunctana
Vernacular names
Tweepuntige lijnbladroller (NL), Bergheidelbeer-Knospenwickler (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1906a. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépidoptères de Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société entomologique de Belgique XIII: 1–172; XIV: 1–155. On page 115.




Wingspan 17–20 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The caterpillar is dark brown, the head and neck shield are both black, the anal shield is light brown.

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The larva lives in March-May in the spun leaves of blueberries. The adults come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year and may be found from mid-April till mid-July.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Vaccinium myrtillus and Vaccinium vitis-idaea

The larva on Vaccinium myrtillus, V. vitis-idaea and on Orthilia secunda.

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