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Ancylis unguicella
Broken-barred Roller (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1117 / 49.201
Photo © JB Kemp,  South Uist 8th June 2014

Similar Norfolk Species
Triangle-marked Roller
Ancylis achatana
Holly Tortrix
Rhopobota naevana
Wingspan: 12-18 mm.
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Heathers.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Heaths and moors.

Separated from the similar A. achatana by its narrower, falcate forewing and lack of a large tornal blotch.

No post Victorian modern-day Norfolk records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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