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49.06 ~ 1032 ~ Aleimma loeflingiana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and fairly common throughout the British Isles as far north as Argyll.

Montgomeryshire Status

Recorded from scattered sites throughout the county, occasionally in fairly large numbers.

Wingspan :   M & F, 14-19mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Mainly woodland.


Mainly oak.

Lifestage data

Leaf roller. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in a rolled or folded leaf. Pupates in a dull white cocoon near larval habitation.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 4th July 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech Rocks

Photo by PRW, 17th July 2013, Commins Coch