Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acleris notana

Acleris notana (Donovan,1806)

rusty birch button

parasite

Larvae between spun young leaves

hostplants

Betulaceae, oligophagous

Betula pendula, pubescens.

Rarely Alnus glutinosa; Myrica gale.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as imago.

larva

Body pale green; head ± black; prothoracic plate blackish with median sulcus; pinacula inconspicuous.

synonyms

Acleris tripunctana (Hübner, 1793).

notes

Dauphin & Aniotsbehere write that the larvae induce a swelling of the tip of shoots of birches; they refer to Bradley ao, but that reference does not match.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Diakonoff & Dorst (1982a), Graham (2014a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Pröse (1993a).

Last modified 1.xi.2019