Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1118 (ABH49.202) Ancylis uncella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General Information

This species is similar to A.geminana but is generally larger and differs in having a well-developed pre-tornal marking.

Wingspan: c.15-20 mm.
Foodplant(s): heaths (Erica spp.), birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One/two generations, May-June and July
National status: Local


Low-lying wet moorland, mosses and heaths, usually where scattered birches are found.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 1997

Recorded date range (Adult): 23 July to 23 July

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Ross of Mull
Ross of Mull
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