Notocelia roborana

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Notocelia roborana
Notocelia roborana.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Section: Cossina
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Notocelia
Species: N. roborana
Binomial name
Notocelia roborana
(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
  • Tortrix roborana Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
  • Epiblema aquana (Hübner, [1796-1799])
  • Notocelia aquana (Hübner, [1796-1799])
  • Tortrix aquana Hübner, [1796-1799]

Notocelia roborana is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found from Europe to eastern Russia. It is also found in Asia Minor, Iran, Mongolia and China (Xinjiang).[1]

The wingspan is 16–22 mm. Adults are on wing from late June to early August.

The larvae feed on Rosa, Rubus (including raspberry), Prunus spinosa, Crataegus, Myrica gale and Quercus. The larvae damage cultivated roses, spinning the leaves of a shoot tightly together and eating out the heart, sometimes attacking the flower buds.


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