Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

05247 Dichrorampha flavidorsana, Knaggs, 1867

BF1275 (ABH49.319)


General Information

This species is very similar to D. alpinana and can only reliably be identified by genital dissection.


Both this species and D. alpinana are attracted to wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) and can often be seen flying around this plant.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: c. 14 mm.
Foodplant(s): Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)
Flying: One generation, June-August
National status:


Waysides, gardens and wasteground

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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