Seq # 362920050

Dichrorampha flavidorsana Knaggs, 1867 Species

Last modified: April 13, 2021, 10:12 a.m.

A rare species in Belgium. Status insufficiently known, because most of the species of this genus should be checked for genitalia.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Grapholitini > Genus: Dichrorampha > Species: Dichrorampha flavidorsana
Vernacular names
Geelvlekwortelmot (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 35.




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 in July and August. They are active during daytime, especially in the afternoon and later come sparsely to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Tanacetum vulgare

The larva lives in the roots of Chrysanthemum leucanthemum and Tanacetum vulgare. It pupates in a cocoon in the larval habitation or on a rootstock.

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