The following is based on the author's summary. Epichorista ionephela Meyr. was found in Denmark on carnation cuttings imported from South Africa by air in 1960. During the winter of 1964-65, several larvae were detected in further cuttings, and the latter were therefore put into quarantine. Biological studies showed that a generation of the Tortricid is completed in about two months at 18-20 degrees C..