Morley’s Final Catalogue: Rare in the same Bentley Woods, where it was taken before 1890 (Harwood) and again on poplar in May 1933 (Trans, ii, p. xci).
Recent Status: Occurs locally in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species found in May and June. It flies by day and night and comes to light. The larvae feed from a rolled or spun together pair of leaves on Betula, Ulmus and Salix caprea. The larvae hibernate fully fed and pupate in the larval habitation.
Identification: This Ancylis is relatively broad winged with a produced apex. It is extensively dark marked except near the pale termen and on the orange brown costal distal third. The head and thorax laterally may also be pale. More Info
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 15 (26%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1933. Last Recorded in 2019. Additional Stats