Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Tortricidae   Checklist Number: 49.201

Ancylis unguicella   Linnaeus, 1758

Broken-barred Roller

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