Morley’s Final Catalogue: By no means uncommon in many of our larger woods on aspen. Assington Thicks in June (Mly); Bentley (Pyett); Bentley Woods in May (D, Whit); Ramsholt, &c. Local at Brandon (Wrn).
Recent Status: A local species in Suffolk
Life Style: The species is single brooded with an occasional second brood. It flies by night and comes to light during April and May with the second brood in August and September. The larvae feed from a rolled leaf edge or two spun together on Populus tremula or P. nigra. They pupate in the feeding location that drops to the ground in autumn.
Identification: This is a white, hooked apex Ancylis with black markings and red brown at the apex. Unlikely to be confused with any other Suffolk species. More Info
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 10 (17%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1998. Last Recorded in 2018. Additional Stats