Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04310 Aethes tesserana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF0939 (ABH49.121)


General Information

This is a variable species with several forms. The bold chequered pattern and contrasting ground colour of the forewing are characteristic.

Wingspan: 12-18 mm.
Foodplant(s): Ox-tongue fungus (Fistulina hepatica), hawkweeds (Hieracium spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-August
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.