Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04560 Rose Tortrix Archips rosana, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF0981 (ABH49.016)


General Information

This species is strongly sexually dimorphic. The males are more brightly marked than the females and the females don't have a costal fold but have a protruding apex on the forewing.


This species can be distinguished from A. crataegana as it is smaller and has an unbroken median fascia.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.

Wingspan: male 15-18mm, female 17-24mm.
Foodplant(s): Raspberry (Rubus idaeus), cultivated roses (Rosa spp.), fruit trees
Flying: One generation, July-September
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Brown Oak Tortrix Archips crataegana

Larva Type:
Black, green
No. of Proleg Pairs: