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Epinotia bilunana (Haworth, 1811) Species

Last modified: Feb. 6, 2020, 3:14 p.m.


A rather common species in Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Eucosmini > Genus: Epinotia > Species: Epinotia bilunana
Vernacular names
Witte oogbladroller (NL)
Synonyms
Epinotia cretaceana (Frölich, 1828)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 22.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens


Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly from mid May till well in July. They are active at dusk and come to light.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Betula

The larva lives in a catkin of Betula. It hibernates. Pupation takes place inside that catkin or amongst leaf-litter on the ground.

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