Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acleris caledoniana

Acleris caledoniana (Stephens, 1852)

caledonian button

broadly polyphagous

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves.

host plants

Alchemilla alpina; Comarum palustre; Myrica gale; ? Pinus contorta; Potentilla erecta; Rubus chamaemorus; Vaccinium myrtillus, vitis-idaea.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body and prothoracic plate green; head yellowish brown with postero-laterally black markings.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Graham (2014a), Hancock & Bland (2015a).

Last modified 31.x.2019