Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Ancylis badiana
Common Roller
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (12-16mm)
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Ancylis unculana
Buckthorn Roller

(Haworth, 1811)1125 / 49.210
Norfolk status
Chalk downs and scrubland where buckthorn grows, and damp wooded areas and hedgerows where alder buckthorn occurs.

Similar to A. badiana. More characteristic chestnut-brown forewing markings.

Larval records of leaf spinning on Alder Buckthorn in 2006.

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Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2021+27TG14 - Sheringham
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
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Wingspan: 12-16mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Buckthorn, Alder Buckthorn
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  (2)
 Immature Adult

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