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Ancylis apicella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Hook-tipped Roller
49.2120 (B&F: 1129)

Synonym(s):
Ancylis siculana (Hübner, [1799])


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Enarmoniini

Nationally Scarce B

A very rare species in both vice-counties. There have only been two modern records since 2000. It is double-brooded, flying mainly during May and June, and again in July and August, although this needs confirmation in Sussex. The larvae feed on alder buckthorn. (Pratt, 2011).

Ancylis apicella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 31 v 2008
Photo: Mike Snelling

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No larval records

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