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Ancylis unculana
Buckthorn Roller (Haworth, 1811)
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1125 / 49.210
Photo © Peter Tilley

Similar Norfolk Species
Common Roller
Ancylis badiana
Wingspan: 12-16mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Buckthorn, Alder Buckthorn
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
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.

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Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2006.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2006+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
24/07/1993 to 31/07/1993+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
29/08/1989+27TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
1889+28TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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