Tortricidae: Tortricinae

04397 Acleris hyemana, (Haworth, 1811)

BF1055 (ABH49.082)


General Information

This moth has a characteristic purple-brown and silvery-white colouration. It is most active in the spring with the male flying in sunshine.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 12-19 mm.
Foodplant(s): Heather (Calluna vulgaris), heaths (Erica spp.)
Flying: One generation, September-April (hibernates)
National status:


Heathland and moorland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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