Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Ancylis unguicella Linnaeus, 1758
Broken-barred Roller

Family: Tortricidae
Checklist Number: 49.201

A rare species not recorded in South Uist in 2009. Prefers higher moorland where is could be quite common and is found from May to July

Heather Calluna vulgaris and Bell Heather Erica cinerea are the foodplants of this moorland species

Ancylis unguicella
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