Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04271 Agapeta zoegana, (Linnaeus, 1767)

BF0938 (ABH49.110)


General Information

This species is not as common as the similar species A. hamana.


The nominate form has a yellow ground colour whereas f. ferrugana has an orange-brown ground colour. Both forms have a distinctive brown ring at the wing-tip.

Wingspan: 15-25 mm.
Foodplant(s): Black Knapweed (Centaurea nigra)
Flying: One generation, May-August
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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