|1115 ~ Ancylis achatana|
Resident. Locally common, found mainly in the southern half of Britain as far north as Yorkshire.
Found in scattered sites in the northern half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-18mm.
time & Voltinity
Thickets and hedgerows.
Hawthorn and blackthorn.
Spinning/leaf roller. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins one or two leaves into a tubular-shaped shelter and feeds within. Pupates in loosely spun leaves on the foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 21st July 2012, Llanfechain