Seq # 361310040

Cnephasia longana (Haworth, 1811) Species

Last modified: July 8, 2020, 2:25 p.m.


The only Belgian Cnephasia that can be recognized by external characters. Hitherto a very rare and local species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Cnephasiini > Genus: Cnephasia > Subgenus: Cnephasia > Species: Cnephasia longana
Vernacular names
Topbladroller (NL)
Synonyms
Cnephasia stratana (Zeller, 1847) and Cnephasia loewiana (Zeller, 1849)
First mention in Belgium
Fologne E. 1859b. Supplément au catalogue des lépidoptères de Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 3: 133–142. On page 134.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens


Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults have been observed from June till the end of July. The moths are active in the evening and later come to light.


Observed on

Substrates:
Herbaceous plants

The polyphagous larva feeds on a wide range of plants like Chrysanthemum, Ranunculus, Iris, Lilium, Lychnis, Humulus etc... After hibernation as a first instar larva in a silken hibernacula, it first mines a leaf, then lives between leaves spun together.

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