Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aleimma loeflingiana

Aleimma loeflingiana (Linnaeus, 1758)

yellow oak button, pale yellow leafroller

on Quercus

Aleimma loeflingiana

Greece, Lefkas, Katouna, 31.v.2023 © Laurens van der Linde

Aleimma loeflingiana

another specimen

Aleimma loeflingiana

at another angle


The larvae live freely in rolled leaves.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus robur.

Records from Acer, Carpinus betulus probably are exceptional.


Univoltine; hibernation as egg.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva, pupa

See Lepiforum, Patočka & Turčáni, Schmid.


Tortrix loeflingiana; Aleimma loeflingianum.


Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1973a), Hancock & Bland (2015a), Kavurka (2018a), Lepiforum (2023), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Schmid (2019a), Sinev & Shapoval (2015a), Swatschek (1958a), Szabóky & Csóka (2010a), Trematerra & Colacci (2014a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 7.vii.2023