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Falseuncaria ruficiliana (Haworth, 1811) Species

Last modified: Aug. 9, 2022, 5:51 p.m.

A very rare and local species in the southern part of Belgium, not seen for a long time. Recent observations in NA in 2015 and 2020, afterwards very irregular.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Cochylini > Genus: Falseuncaria > Species: Falseuncaria ruficiliana
Vernacular names
Primulabladroller (NL)
Falseuncaria ciliella (Hübner, 1796), (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) and Falseuncaria rubellana sensu auct.
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 96.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year; from mid-April till late May and again from late June towards early September.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Solidago virgaurea, Primula veris, Linaria vulgaris and Aster linosyris

The larva feeds on herbaceous plants like Solidago virgaurea, Primula veris, Linaria vulgaris, Aster linosyris, etc...

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Limestone grasslands where the food plants grow.

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