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Choristoneura lafauryana (Ragonot, 1875) Species

Last modified: Nov. 1, 2022, 5:25 p.m.

A very rare and local species in Belgium, not often recorded.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Archipini > Genus: Choristoneura > Species: Choristoneura lafauryana
Vernacular names
Gele gagelbladroller (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Janmoulle E. 1952c. Notes sur les Microlépidoptères de Belgique. IV. Quelques espèces nouvelles pour la faune belge ou peu connues. — Bulletin du Musée royal d'Histoire naturelle de Belgique 28(68): 1–8. On page 3.




Wingspan: 18–24 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The moths fly from May till the end of July.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Myrica gale, Sanguisorba officinalis, Medicago sativa and Ledum palustre
Host plant (genera):
Fragaria, Artemisia, Cirsium, Citrus, Malus, Populus, Pyrus and Lespedeza

Myrica gale is the most taken food plant. The larvae are also mentioned on: Sanguisorba officinalis, Fragaria, Lespedeza, Medicago sativa, Ledum palustre, Artemisia, Cirsium, Citrus, Malus, Populus and Pyrus.

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