Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

05248 Dichrorampha alpinana, (Treitschke, 1830)

BF1274 (ABH49.320)


General Information

This species has a comparatively broad medio-dorsal blotch of the forewing, but genital dissection is necessary to acheive a positive identification. It flies in sunshine during the day and at dusk and it can be found resting on the flowers of the foodplants in the late afternoon.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: c. 14mm.
Foodplant(s): Ox-eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status:


Rough hillsides, meadows, uncultivated ground and occasionally gardens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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