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Cnephasia chrysantheana (Duponchel, 1843)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Tortricoidea family Tortricidae subfamily Tortricinae tribe Cnephasiini genus Cnephasia subgenus Cnephasia → species Cnephasia chrysantheana

Species name(s)

Cnephasia (Cnephasia) chrysantheana (Duponchel, 1843) = Cnephasia cinareana Chrétien 1892 = Cnephasia pulmonariana Réal 1953 = Cnephasia clarkei Razowski 1961.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

Forewing length

6—8 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Larva lifespan

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Fore wing length: 0.6-0.8 cm. Figure volatile - mainly on the gray background of the front wings are broad dusky stripe with a touch of brown, and the average of them comes to the rear edge. There are many similar species. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Hungary, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, the USSR - the European part of France, the Czech Republic. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: East Caucasian, West Caucasian. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Bulgaria ?, Hungary, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Czech Republic. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Habitat: Europe, North Asia, in the east - to Japan. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Since the end of May to August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • It flies in the gardens, sparse forests and fallow lands [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • From April to June. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Plants herbaceous tier. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Envelops a web of the upper leaves of host plants to hide from enemies. [5]. Peter Khramov.


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