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Gibberifera simplana (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1836) Species

Last modified: April 12, 2021, 5:13 p.m.

A very rare and local species in Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Eucosmini > Genus: Gibberifera > Species: Gibberifera simplana
Vernacular names
Witte populierenbladroller (NL)
Gibberifera ambiguana (Duponchel, 1836)
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 66.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in May and June. They are active in the evening and later come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Populus tremula

The larva feeds in a spun leaf on a terminal shoot of Populus tremula, preferably a young tree. Pupation in a turned-down edge of a leaf which falls to the ground where the pupa hibernates.

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