Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Ancylis uncella
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Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (c. 12-18mm.)
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Ancylis geminana
Festooned Roller

(Donovan, 1806)1119 / 49.207

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Occurs locally on the Breck among dwarf-sallow at Tuddenham (Wrn), in which Fen this plant abounds. Cavenham in 1932 (Tr. SNS. ii, p. clxxxiv).

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk.

Life Style: The moth is single brooded flying in summer at night and comes to light. The larvae feed on Salix species from a rolled leaf. They pupate in a cocoon on the ground following hibernation.

Identification: This is a small hooked apex Ancylis. It has a dark costal patch, the dorsal edge runs from the wing base to the apex with a double waved shape. The section above the tornus is concave and runs to the termen. This section is straight in A. geminana and runs to the apex. More Info

Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2006.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2006125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
30/05/1998+25TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
1991+26TL95 - Bradfield/Hitcham
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Wingspan: c. 12-18mm.
Flight: May - August .
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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