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Clavigesta sylvestrana (Curtis, 1850) Species

Last modified: Sept. 28, 2022, 2:40 p.m.

A very rare and local species in the north of Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Eucosmini > Genus: Clavigesta > Species: Clavigesta sylvestrana
Vernacular names
Grote dennenlotbladroller (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1865. Notes sur quelques Lépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune de Belgique. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 9: 47–48. On page 47.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


the larva forms and forms a silk gallery. Pupation in a silken cocoon near larval habitation where it overwinters.

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Flight periods

The adults have been observed from late June till August, especially in July. They come sparsely to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Pinus pinaster and Pinus pinea

The larva feeds on buds, shoots, twigs, catkins and cones of coniferous trees, mainly on Pinus sylvestris.

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