Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04326 Aethes cnicana, (Westwood, 1854)

BF0945 (ABH49.127)


General Information

This moth has a glossy appearance to the forewings.

Slightly smaller than the similar species A.rubigana.

Wingspan: 14-17 mm.
Foodplant(s): thistles (Carduus spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status:


Marshy areas, fens, scrub, waste ground.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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