Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04295 Aethes piercei, Obraztsov, 1952

BF0942 (ABH49.115)


General Information

This species is closely related to A. hartmanniana and it has been suggested that it may be no more than an ecological form.


It is larger and has a generally darker colouration than A. hartmanniana.

Wingspan: c.15-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): Devil's-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status:


Damp habitats such as marshes, fens, rough pastures and bogs.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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