Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acleris hyemana

Acleris hyemana (Haworth, 1811)

heath button

on (Erica), Calluna


The larve lives in a densense spinning, that several times is replaced.

host plants

Ericaceae, oligophagous

Erica tetralix; Calluna vulgaris.


Univoltine, hibernation as imago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Body pale green; head pale honey coloured; prothoracic plate not differentiated; pinacula inconspicuous. See also Swatschek.


Acalla, Acleris, mixtana (Hübner, 1813).


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2018a), Corley, Rosete, Marabuto ao (2014a), Diakonoff & Dorst (1982a, Disqué (1905a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Haslberger (2011a), Huisman, Koster, Muus & van Nieukerken (2013a), Lepiforum (2019), Pröse (1993a), Schütze (1931a), Swatschek (1958a), Wegner (2010a).

Last modified 2.ii.2020