Seq # 361170050

Clepsis senecionana (Hübner, 1819) Species

Last modified: May 16, 2021, 8:44 a.m.

A very rare and local species in Belgium, mainly observed in the south.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Tortricinae > Tribus: Archipini > Genus: Clepsis > Species: Clepsis senecionana
Vernacular names
Gagelbladroller (NL)
Clepsis rusticana (Hübner, 1799)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1906a. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépidoptères de Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société entomologique de Belgique XIII: 1–172; XIV: 1–155. On page 82.




Wingspan: 15–16 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva rolls a leaf or lives in a spun terminal shoot.
It hibernates and pupates in a white silken cocoon in a spun shoot.
The moths are active in warm sunshine from afternoon onwards.

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Flight periods

The adult flies from May till early August.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Myrica gale, Vaccinium myrtillus and Solidago virgaurea

The larva lives mainly on: Myrica, Vaccinium myrtillus or Solidago virgaurea, but possibly also on other herbacious plants and even: Picea, Larix, or Pinus.

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