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Acleris forsskaleana (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Feb. 18, 2022, 11:18 a.m.

A common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Tortricini > Genus: Acleris > Species: Acleris forsskaleana
Vernacular names
Kleine boogbladroller (NL), Ahorn-Spinnerwickler (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1898. Note sur quelques Lépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 42: 34–38. On page 34.




Wingspan: 9–11 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva lives at first in spun leaves or a flower of the food plant, later on in a longitudinally rolled leaf. It hibernates.
Pupation in a white silken cocoon spun in a folded leaf.
The moths come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults have been observed from mid June till September.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Acer campestre and Acer pseudoplatanus

The larva lives on Acer campestre or A. pseudoplatanus, later on in a longitudinally rolled leaf.

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