Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

04667 Endothenia marginana, (Haworth, 1811)

BF1099 (ABH49.188)


General Information

This species can be distinguished from both sexes of E.gentianaeana and E.oblongana by its conspicuously white hindwings, although genital dissection is usually required for a positive identification.

Wingspan: 11-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): Betony (Stachys officinalis), Common Hemp-nettle (Galeopsis tetrahit), Lousewort (Pedicularis sylvatica), Yellow-rattle (Rhinanthus minor), Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata), teasels (Dipsacus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-August
National status:


Rough meadows and grassland, waysides, embankments, damp woods, boggy heaths and fens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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