The Moths of Suffolk
1116 Ancylis comptana, (Frölich, 1828)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Chalk grassland and coastal habitats

Flight Period : Double-brooded; April to June and July to September

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of Salad Burnet (Poterium sanguisorbum), cinquefoils (Potentilla), thymes (Thymus) or strawberries (Fragaria)

Records : Great Cornard (S Read, 31.vii.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : This local kind, on Potentilla, has not been found since it turned up at, Leiston, before 1890 (Grey).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-12mm


Confusion species
    AdultAncylis mitterbacheriana
Ancylis obtusana

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