Acleris aspersana (Hübner, 1817)

ginger button

polyphagous

parasite

Larva in a folded leaf or between some spun leaves.

host plants

mainly herbaceous Rosaceae, Cistaceae

Alchemilla vulgaris; Aruncus dioicus; Comarum palustre; Dryas octopetala; Filipendula ulmaria;Fragaria vesca; Geum; Helianthemum nummularium & subsp. obscurum; Malus sylvestris; Potentilla argentea, erecta, recta; Sanguisorba minor, officinalis.

, mentioned by Diakonoff & Dorst, seems unlikely.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation probably as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body translucent pale brown or green; head and prothoracic plate honey coloured; pinacula inconspicuous. See also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Acalla aspersana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Diakonoff & Dorst (1982a), Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Klimesch (1989a), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pröse (1993q), Rennwald in Lepiforum (2019), Swatschek (1958a), Thomann (1956a).

mod 15.ii.2020