Seq # 362310030

Endothenia marginana (Haworth, 1811) Species

Last modified: Dec. 7, 2022, 5:29 p.m.

A widespread and not so common species in Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Endotheniini > Genus: Endothenia > Species: Endothenia marginana
Vernacular names
Scherpe kuifbladroller (NL), Hohlzahnblüten-Stängelwickler (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1906a. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépidoptères de Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société entomologique de Belgique XIII: 1–172; XIV: 1–155. On page 107.




Wingspan: 11-16 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature



The larva lives in a silken galery and feeds in the seedheads of their food plants. It hibernates in the seed capsule.
The adults are active from dusk onwards and later come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from the end of May till mid-September.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Dipsacus fullonum and Succisa pratensis
Host plant (genera):
Pedicularis, Betonica, Galeopsis and Rhinanthus

The larva feeds on: Dipsacus fullonum, Succisa pratensis, Galeopsis, Pedicularis, Rhinanthus, Plantago lanceolata, Betonica officinalis etc.

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