Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Oulton marshes. August 2013.

Similar Suffolk Species
Ancylis badiana
Common Roller
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (12-14 mm.)
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Ancylis paludana
Fen Roller

(Barrett, 1871)1127 / 49.213

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk.

Life Style: A double brooded species that flies at dusk and can come to light during summer. The larvae mine initially and then feed from rolled leaflets of Lathyrus palustris. The larvae hibernate and pupate in a cocoon on the ground.

Identification: This species is very similar to A. badiana except that it has three or four spots on the termen where-as A. badiana only has one. A. paludana is also more contrastingly coloured. More Info

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2016.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2016325TM59 - Lowestoft
09/08/2013+25TM59 - Lowestoft
1990+26TL97 - Hopton/Ixworth
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-14 mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Marsh pea.
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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