Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04409 Acleris literana, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1061 (ABH49.087)


General Information

This species is very variable with forms having a green ground colour as well as the normal black and white markings.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 18-22mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, August-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Oak woodland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.