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1119 ~ Ancylis geminana
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but local throughout the British Isles as far north as Sutherland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Infrequently recorded from scattered locations.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-18mm.

Confusion species


A. uncella.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine?)

Habitat

Damp woodland, bogs and fens.

Foodplant

Willow spp.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins a leaf into a pod and feeds within. Pupates in a cocoon spun up in a leaf or amongst the leaf litter.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 21st May 2011, Dolforwyn Woods