Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04355 Cochylis atricapitana, (Stephens, 1852)

BF0966 (ABH49.139)


General Information

This is one of three similar relatives. It can be distinguished by the diagnostic blackish head/palps and blackish thorax.

Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): ragworts (Senecio spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August
National status:


Coastal areas and to a lesser extent inland chalk downs and rough pastureland.

Regional Information

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