Acleris variegana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

garden rose tortrix

polyphagous

parasite

Larvae in spun leaves or in a leaf fold.

host plants

preferably woody plants, in particular Rosaceae

Berberis; Carpinus betulus; Colutea gracilis; Corylus avellana;Crataegus; Cydonia; Dasiphora fruticosa; Hylotelephium maximum; Malus domestica; Populus tremula; Prunus armeniaca, avium, cerasus, domestica, dulcis, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Rhamnus cathartica; Rosa; Rubus idaeus; Salix; Sanguisorba minor; Ulmus; Vaccinium myrtillus, vitis-idaea.

phenology

Univoltine, hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Body translucent greenish-brownish; head and prothoracic plate honey coloured; pinacula inconspicuous. See also Swatschek.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Acalla variegana.

references

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Diakonoff & Dorst (1982a), Disqué (1905), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Pröse (1993q), Requena i Miret (1998a), Swatschek (1958a).

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