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Epinotia demarniana (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1840) Species

Last modified: July 6, 2021, 6:37 p.m.

A widely distributed and fairly common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Eucosmini > Genus: Epinotia > Species: Epinotia demarniana
Vernacular names
Berkenoogbladroller (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Sauveur J. 1863. Notes entomologiques. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 7: 75–85. On page 84.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in June and July. They rest high in the trees during daytime. Towards dusk, they fly high about the trees and later come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Alnus glutinosa and Salix caprea
Host plant (genera):

The larva lives in a catkin of Betula, Alnus glutinosa or Salix caprea. It hibernates and pupates in a cocoon amongst leaf-litter on the ground.

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