Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Ancylis geminana Donovan, 1806
Festooned Roller

Family: Tortricidae
Checklist Number: 49.207

A scarce species not recorded on South Uist until 2010 and recorded in small numbers each year. The food plant is common, so it may be under recorded. Found in May and June

The larva feed on willow Salix living between leaves spun together with silk, and over-wintering in a cocoon

Ancylis geminana
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