Seq # 362920030

Dichrorampha agilana (Tengström, 1848) Species

Last modified: March 19, 2021, 5:46 p.m.

A very rare and local species in Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Grapholitini > Genus: Dichrorampha > Species: Dichrorampha agilana
Vernacular names
Kleine wortelmot (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1898. Note sur quelques Lépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 42: 34–38. On page 73.




Most of the species in this genus should be checked for genitalia, especially when worn.

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly from end of May till July. Later they come sparsely to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Achillea millefolium

The larva feeds in the roots of Achillea millefolium. Pupation in a soil cocoon.

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