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Acleris logiana

Synonyms: Aphania mulzeriana; Glyphiptera cerusana; Oxigrapha scotana; Oxigrapha tripunctana; Pyralis niveana; Teras placidana; Teras trisignana; Tortrix treueriana; Tortrix treveriana

Wikipedia Abstract

Acleris logiana, the black-headed birch leaffolder moth or grey birch button, is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It was described by Carl Alexander Clerck in 1759. It is found in most of Europe, except Ireland, Portugal, most of the Balkan Peninsula and Ukraine.It is also found in North America, the Russian Far East, Korea and Japan. The wingspan is 18–22 mm. The forewings are whitish or pale grey, dotted with tufts of raised dusky scales. Adults are on wing from September to April after overwintering. The larvae feed on Betula species. They feed between the spun leaves of their host plant.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Alnus incana (gray alder)[1]
Betula alleghaniensis (yellow birch)[1]
Betula intermedia (dwarf birch)[1]
Betula papyrifera (mountain paper birch)[1]
Betula populifolia (gray birch)[1]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthis flammea (Common Redpoll)2
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)2
Acronicta leporina (miller)2
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)2
Archips rosana (Rose Tortrix)2
Arctia caja (garden tiger moth)2
Biston betularia (peppered moth)2
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)2
Coleophora serratella (birch casebearer)6
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)2
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)2
Drepana falcataria (Pebble Hook-tip)2
Ectropis crepuscularia (small engrailed)4
Epinotia nisella2
Epinotia solandriana3
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)3
Eupithecia subfuscata (gray pug)2
Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Brown-tail)2
Hydrelia sylvata (Waved Carpet)2
Hydriomena furcata (July Highflyer)3
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)2
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)3
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)2
Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth)4
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner Moth)2
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)2
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)3
Orgyia antiqua (Rusty Tussock Moth)4
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)2
Orthotaenia undulana3
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)2
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)2
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)3
Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)2
Smerinthus ocellata2
Spilonota ocellana (Eyespotted bud moth)2
Stigmella luteella2
Swammerdamia pyrella2
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)2




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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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