Seq # 362120090

Celypha striana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: Feb. 7, 2020, 6:10 p.m.

A common throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Olethreutini > Genus: Celypha > Species: Celypha striana
Vernacular names
Paardenbloembladroller (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 22.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults have been observed from late May till late September. The males fly by day active in sunshine. Both sexes are active from dusk onwards and come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):

The larva lives first on the surface of the roots and later inside the roots of Taraxacum. The larva hibernates. It pupates in a cocoon in or near the roots.

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