Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04480 Cnephasia genitalana, Pierce & Metcalfe, 1922

BF1023 (ABH49.054)


General Information

This moth has a variable slate-grey colouration and is one of the least well-marked of the Cnephasia species.

Wingspan: c.15-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): ragworts (Senecio spp.), herbaceous plants, buttercups (Ranunculus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status:


Chalk downs, rough fields on coast and inland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.