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Dichrorampha simpliciana (Haworth, 1811) Species

Last modified: March 19, 2021, 6:07 p.m.

A not common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Grapholitini > Genus: Dichrorampha > Species: Dichrorampha simpliciana
Vernacular names
Bleke vlekwortelmot (NL)
Dichrorampha caliginosana (Haworth, 1811)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 67.




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 mid June till the beginning of September. The adults are active from sunset till dusk and later occasionally come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Artemisia vulgaris

The larva lives in the lower part of the stem or the root of Artemisia vulgaris. It hibernates. Pupation takes places in the larval feeding place.

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