Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04574 Ptycholoma lecheana, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1000 (ABH49.022)


General Information

This moth is distinguished by its dark colouration suffused with yellow and with metallic edging of the median fascia and forewing. It flies wildly over trees and bushes in the afternoon and evening.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 16-23mm.
Foodplant(s): broadleaved trees, broadleaved shrubs
Flying: One generation, May-June
National status:


Wooded areas and orchards.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.