Seq # 361170040

Clepsis rurinana (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: March 14, 2021, 2:39 p.m.

A rare species in Belgium, mainly in the centre part of the country.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Archipini > Genus: Clepsis > Species: Clepsis rurinana
Vernacular names
Cirkelbladroller (NL)
Clepsis semialbana (Guenée, 1845)
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 69.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year; onwards from early June towards late August. The moths are active in afternoon and evening and later come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Fagus sylvatica
Host plant (genera):
Rosa, Lonicera, Acer and Quercus

The polyphagous larva lives in spun leaves of Urtica, Chelidonium, Convolvulvus, Euphorbia, Rumex, Aconitum, Lilium, Anthriscus, Aster, Rosa, Lonicera xylosteum, Acer, Quercus and many more... Hibernates in the larval stage.

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