The Moths of Suffolk
1122 Ancylis obtusana, (Haworth, 1811)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Open woodland and heathland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; late May to early July

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of Buckthorn (Rhamnus) or Alder Buckthorn (Frangula)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not very common on rushes among Epilobium in the middle of Raydon Wood in May 1933-4 (Mly, Whit).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-13mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultAncylis comptana
Ancylis mitterbacheriana

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Life history chart
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