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Aleimma loeflingiana (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: April 12, 2021, 2:42 p.m.

A common, and variable species throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Tortricini > Genus: Aleimma > Species: Aleimma loeflingiana
Vernacular names
Zonnesproetbladroller (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 20.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults have been observed from the beginning of June till early August. They are active at dusk and later come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Carpinus betulus
Host plant (genera):
Quercus and Acer

The larva feeds during May in a rolled or folded leaf of Quercus, Carpinus or Acer. It pupates in a dull white cocoon in the leaf, or on the ground.

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