Acleris schalleriana

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Acleris schalleriana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Acleris
Species: A. schalleriana
Binomial name
Acleris schalleriana
(Linnaeus, [1761)])[1][2]
Synonyms
  • Phalaena (Tortrix) schalleriana Linnaeus, 1761
  • Tortrix castaneana Haworth, [1811]
  • Tortrix erutana Herrich-Schaffer, 1847
  • Tortrix (Teras) erutana Herrich-Schaffer, 1851
  • Lopas falsana Hubner, [1825] 1816
  • Teras tristana famula Zeller, 1875
  • Tortrix germarana Frolich, 1828
  • Tortrix hirundana Thunberg & Becklin, 1791
  • Tortrix plumbosana Haworth, [1811]
  • Peronea semirhombana Curtis, 1834
  • Peronea (Lopas) trigonana Stephens, 1834
  • Peronea viburnana Clemens, 1860
  • Teras violaceana Guenee, 1845

Acleris schalleriana, the viburnum button or Schaller's acleris moth, is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1761. It is found most of Europe and is also found in North America.[3]

The wingspan is 15–20 mm.[4] Adults are on wing from August to October, they overwinter and reappear the following spring.[5]

The larvae feed on Viburnum species, including Viburnum lantana and Viburnum opulus. They twist a leaf to form a pocket and feeds from within.[6]

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