Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04559 Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteana, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF0980 (ABH49.015)


General Information

This species has only minor sexual dimorphism. The female doesn't have a costal fold, but has a protruding apex on the forewing.

Wingspan: male 15-21mm, female 16-23mm.
Foodplant(s): deciduous trees
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status:


Woodlands and gardens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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Red-barred Tortrix Ditula angustiorana
Large Fruit-tree Tortrix Archips podana
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