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Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Lepidoptera
Tortricidae
Acleris
Acleris forsskaleana

Maple Leaftier

Acleris forsskaleana
Acleris forsskaleana
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Summary

Acleris forsskaleana, the maple leaftier moth, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Europe and North America in woodlands and gardens. The wingspan is 12–17 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is yellowish underlying a reticulated darker pattern and a greyish suffusion across the disc. Julius von Kennel provides a full description. The moth flies from June to September from dusk onwards. The main food plants in Europe are field maple (Acer campestre) and sycamore (A. pseudoplatanus); the larvae can also be found on Norway maple (A. platanoides). The name honours Peter Forsskål.

Maple Leaftier

Acleris forsskaleana

Is Maple Leaftier harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Acleris