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Zeiraphera griseana (Hübner, 1799) Species

Last modified: Feb. 18, 2022, 10:26 a.m.

A very rare species in Belgium, mainly confined to the north of the country.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Eucosmini > Genus: Zeiraphera > Species: Zeiraphera griseana
Vernacular names
Grijze lariksbladroller (NL)
Zeiraphera diniana (Guenée, 1845)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1902b. Note sur quelques Microlépidoptères de la faune belge. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 46: 481–483. On page 481.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults have been observed mainly in July and early August.They come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Larix decidua
Host plant (genera):
Picea and Pinus

The larva lives between spun needles of Picea, Larix and Pinus. It pupates in a strong cocoon among plant debris or needles on the surface of soil.

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