Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

04932 Eucosma cana, (Haworth, 1811)

BF1201 (ABH49.265)


General Information

The paler ground colour of the forewing and more distinctive longitudinal streak distinguish this species from E. hohenwartiana.

Wingspan: 15-23 mm.
Foodplant(s): thistles (Carduus spp.), Black Knapweed (Centaurea nigra)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Chalk downs, meadows and waysides.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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