Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04558 Brown Oak Tortrix Archips crataegana, (Hübner, [1799])

BF0979 (ABH49.014)


General Information

This species is sexually dimorphic. The female is larger, has a darker ground colour with a much more protruding apex on the forewing than the male.

Wingspan: male: c. 20mm, female: c. 25mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.), elms (Ulmus spp.), Ash (Fraxinus excelsior), sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status:


Woodland rides, forests and orchards.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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