Seq # 362910150

Cydia servillana (Duponchel, 1836) Species

Last modified: Feb. 11, 2022, 11:39 a.m.

A very rare and local species. Status is uncertain because it's rarely attracted to light and therefore not often seen, but it's easily attracted with pheromone.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Grapholitini > Genus: Cydia > Species: Cydia servillana
Vernacular names
Wilgenspiegelmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 97. view page




Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature



The species hibernates in a whitish cocoon inside the gall. The adults come rarely to light but are easily attracted with the pheromone of Cydia fagiglandana.

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Flight periods

The adults have been observed from mid May to early July.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Salix caprea and Salix cinerea

The larva feeds internally in a gall in a small twig on Salix caprea and Salix cinerea.

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