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Acleris holmiana - Golden leafroller moth - Плоская листовёртка белопятнистая (41334512561)

Acleris holmiana, the golden leafroller moth, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in most of Europe and Asia Minor.

The wingspan is about 10–15 mm. The forewings are suboblong, deep orange -ferruginous, yellower towards dorsum anteriorly, suffusedly streaked transversely with pale violet, sometimes mixed posteriorly with whitish and blackish scales .Tufts are absent and there is a triangular white often black-edged costal blotch beyond middle. The cilia are ochreous-yellowish, on tornus dark grey. The hindwings are grey,darker posteriorly.The larva is yellowish with a pale brown head.[2] Julius von Kennel provides a full description.[3]

Adults are on wing from July to August. There is one generation per year.[4]

The larvae feed on a various rosaceous trees and shrubs including Crataegus, Rubus, Pyrus, Prunus, Cydonia, Rosa and Malus. They spin two leaves together and feed within. Larvae can be found from May to June. Larvae cause minor damage to the leaves but infestations on cultivated plants are usually unimportant.[5]

Fauna Europaea
Meyrick, E., 1895 A Handbook of British Lepidoptera MacMillan, London pdf Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain. Keys and description
Julius von Kennel, 1921, The Palaearktischen Tortriciden, eine monographische Darstellung. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung. 742 pp. - Palaearctic Tortricidae, a monograph.pdf at Zobodat 97-98
Eurasian Tortricidae Archived July 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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