Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1125 (ABH49.210) Ancylis unculana, (Haworth, 1811)



General Information

Similar to next species A. badiana. More characteristic chestnut-brown forewing markings. Chalk downs and scrubland where buckthorn grows, and damp wooded areas and hedgerows where alder buckthorn occurs.

Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): Purging Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica), Alder Buckthorn (Frangula alnus)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

This species has been recorded in Huntingdonshire, but without locational data.

Last recorded in June 1972

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 June to 01 June

Similar Species
Whittle Dene, Northumberland
Whittle Dene, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher

Nationally Scarce B