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Acleris ferrugana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: April 29, 2022, 10:16 a.m.

A fairly common species throughout Belgium. Easily confused with Acleris notana and therefore it is best to check the genitalia.
It is the most common of both species.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Tortricini > Genus: Acleris > Species: Acleris ferrugana
Vernacular names
Lichte boogbladroller (NL)
Acleris brachiana (Freyer, 1833) and Acleris lithargyrana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 94.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year; in July and from September till the next April. They come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Salix caprea
Host plant (genera):
Quercus and Salix

The larva lives between two leaves spun together of Quercus. It pupates between spun leaves.

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