Acleris maccana (Treitschke, 1835)

marbled button

on Ericaceae, Myrica

parasite

Larva in a silke tube on the leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, Myricaceae, restricted polyphagous

Myrica gale; Rhododendron tomentosum; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum, vitis-idaea.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body pale greenish blue; head brownish, black marking at rear angle; prothoracic plate brownish; pinacula concolorous with body but well recognisable.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pröse (1993a), Schütze (1931a), Wegner (2010a).

mod 1.xi.2019