1055 Acleris hyemana

Single-brooded, overwinters as an adult

Usual larval stage June to August

Adult forewing - around 5.5 to 8.5mm. Flies September to April

Larval foodplants : On the flowers and leaves of heather (Calluna and Erica spp.), Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), Cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)
and in Scotland also on Shore Pine (Pinus contorta) and Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis)

Not currently available on this website. For photographs of larvae and adults see:-