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Aleimma loeflingiana (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Nov. 2, 2022, 2:58 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.




Wingspan: 17–20 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva feeds during May in a rolled or folded leaf on the food plant.
It pupates in a dull white cocoon in the leaf, or on the ground.
The adults are active at dusk and later come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults have been observed from the beginning of June till early August.

Observed on

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

The larva feeds on: Quercus, Carpinus or Acer.

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