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Cydia nigricana

Cydia nigricana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Section: Cossina
Family: Tortricidae
Tribe: Grapholitini
Genus: Cydia
Species: C. nigricana
Binomial name
Cydia nigricana
(Fabricius, 1794)
  • Pyralis nigricana Fabricius, 1794
  • Cydia nigricana asiatica Kuznetzov, in Danilevsky & Kuznetsov, 1968
  • Enarmonia dandana Kearfott, 1907
  • Laspeyresia novimundi Heinrich, 1920
  • Endopisa pisana Guenee, 1845
  • Tortrix proximana Haworth, [1811]
  • Enarmonia ratifera Meyrick, 1912
  • Laspeyresia rativera Kuznetzov, in Danilevsky & Kuznetsov, 1968
  • Phalaena rusticella Clerck, 1759
  • Endopisa tenebricosana Guenee, 1845
  • Endopisa viciana Guenee, 1845

The Pea Moth (Cydia nigricana) is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Europe.

The wingspan is 12–16 mm. The moth flies from May to July.

The larvae feed on Pea, Lathyrus and Vicia. The species is considered to be a pest.


  1. ^ The flight season refers to Belgium and the Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.

External links

  • Lepidoptera of Belgium
  • Pea Moth at UKmoths

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