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35.011 ~ 0853 ~ Anacampsis populella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread in Britain except for southern Scotland where it seems to be absent.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2011 in the west of the county at Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve.

Wingspan :   M & F, 14-19mm.

Confusion species

Anacampsis blattariella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Poplar, aspen & willows.

Lifestage data

Leaf roller. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva forms a rolled leaf in which it lives and feeds. Pupates in the rolled leaf, pupa pale brown.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 16th July 2011, Cors Dyfi

Photo by PB, 18th August 2011, Morben ISAF

Photo by MW, 11th July 2011, Cors Dyfi