Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ancylis laetana

Ancylis laetana (Fabricius, 1775)

aspen roller

on Populus


Larva in a folded leaf of between two leaves spun on each other.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus tremula.

Rarely on P. nigra.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

larva, pupa

Pictures on Lepiforum; see also Patočka & Turčáni, Swatschek.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Huisman & Koster (1997a), Lepiforum (2020), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Szabóky & Csóka (2010a), Thomann (1956a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 11.iv.2021