Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Martin Greenland,  20/06/2013 - Buxton Heath

Similar Norfolk Species
Ancylis uncella
Bridge Roller
Ancylis diminutana
Small Festooned Roller
Ancylis subarcuana
Creeping Willow Roller
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (c. 12-18mm.)
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Ancylis geminana
Festooned Roller

(Donovan, 1806)1119 / 49.207
Norfolk status
Rare. Uncertain.
Damp woodland, bogs and fens where tall sallows grow and especially wet heathland where creeping sallow occurs.

Recently split, please see Ancylis diminutana and A. subarcuana.

Also similar to A. uncella in forewing pattern but a smaller species and differs in having the pre-tornal marking obsolescent or obsolete.

Note: The variations or forms illustrated in BTS (British Tortricoid Moths), f. subarcuana and f. diminutana, are now considered separate species. Care is advised with identification and genitalia dissection may be required.

Recorded in 12 (16%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/06/2020427TG12 - Aylsham
14/06/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
02/06/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
28/05/2018227TG12 - Aylsham
27/05/2018127TG12 - Aylsham
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Wingspan: c. 12-18mm.
Flight: May - August .
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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