Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

04993 Epiblema sticticana (=farfarae), (Fabricius, 1794)

BF1186 (ABH49.284)


General Information

This moth is similar to E. scutulana but can be distinguished by the lighter, olive-green colouration of the forewing.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 15-20mm
Foodplant(s): Colt's-foot (Tussilago farfara), Winter Heliotrope (Petasites fragrans)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status:


Rough uncultivated ground, waste places, waysides, embankments, coastal landslips, shingle and sandhills.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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