Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (10-18mm)
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Ancylis subarcuana
Creeping Willow Roller

(Douglas, 1847)1119b / 49.208

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk with three records.

Life Style: A summer flying species that could be double brooded. The moth flies in sunshine and at night and comes to light. The larvae feed from spun leaves on Salix repens. They pupate in the larval habitation.

Identification: A narrow winged species with a hooked apex. It is pale and weakly marked with the marking structure similar to A. geminana. The waved mark is straighter and only darker at the top of the waves. More Info

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1932.
Last Recorded in 1932.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1932+26TL76 - Kentford/Dalham
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Wingspan: 10-18mm
Flight: May to August
Foodplant:   Creeping Willow
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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