Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acleris forsskaleana

Acleris forsskaleana (Linnaeus, 1758)

maple button, maple leaftier

on Acer

parasite

Larvae in spun young leaves and flowers, later in folded leaves.

host plants

Sapindacae, monophagous

Acer campestre, platanoides, pseudoplatanus.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as young larva

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body yellowish white; head, prothoracic and anal plat pale greenish; pinacula inconspicuous, See also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Chroesia, Croesia, Tortrix, forsskaleana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Disqué (1905a), Fazekas (2009a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Swatschek (1958a).

Last modified 25.i.2020