Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (13-18mm)
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Ancylis laetana
Aspen Roller

(Fabricius, 1775)1123 / 49.203
Norfolk status
Occurs in open woodland, parks and gardens.

Widely distributed and locally common in the south-eastern counties of England, becoming scarcer north and west. Very local in Scotland. Apparently unknown from Ireland.
Larvae spin the leaves of the foodplant, living within beneath a white silken web.

Old records from VC27. (Whittingham Collection - Norwich Castle Museum)
New records at East Winch (VC28) in 2011.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1907.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/06/2021128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
01/06/2021128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
13/06/2020127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
16/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 13-18mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Aspen, Black Poplar, Grey Poplar
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  (1)
 Immature Adult

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