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Adoxophyes orana (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1834) Species

Last modified: April 12, 2021, 1:55 p.m.

A fairly common species throughout Belgium, especially in the northern part. Occurs sometimes as a pest in orchards.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Archipini > Genus: Adoxophyes > Species: Adoxophyes orana
Vernacular names
Vruchtbladroller (NL)
Adoxophyes reticulana (Hübner, 1819), nec (Haworth, 1811)
First mention in Belgium
Janmoulle E. 1945. Capua reticulana Hb. (Tortricidae). — Lambillionea 45: 18. On page 18.




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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in two generation per year which may sometimes overlap: from end May till the beginning of July, and from August till mid September. They are active at dusk and later come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Malus, Pyrus and Prunus

The larva lives on the fruits and in spun leaves of Malus, Pyrus and Prunus, but also on a wide range of other trees and shrubs.The larva of the second brood hibernates. Pupation in the larval habitation or between freshly spun leaves.

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