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1128 ~ Ancylis myrtillana
UK Status

Resident. Found in England from the Pennines northwards and in Wales but more common in the north.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found in a few scattered sites in the west and north of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 12-16mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Moorland.

Foodplant

Bilberry.

Lifestage data

Spinning. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva spins a leaf edge into a pod and feeds within. Pupates in a folded leaf spun up in the litter on the ground.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 31st May 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 20th May 2010, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 5th June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 5th June 2010, Llanfyllin