Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acleris rufana

Acleris rufana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

sweet-gale button

polyphagous

parasite

Larvae among spun leaves.

host plants

Filipendula ulmaria; Myrica gale; Populus alba, x canescens; Rhododendron groenlandicum; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus; Salix caprea; Sanguisorba officinalis; Vaccinium uliginosum; Viburnum.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as imago,

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body pale yellowish brown; had and prothoracic plate chestnut brown; pinacula whitish.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Diakonoff & Dorst (1982a), Graham (2014a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Lepiforum (2019), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pröse (1993a), Wegner (2010a, 2015a).

Last modified 17.xi.2020