Seq # 362510010

Ancylis achatana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: March 6, 2021, 8:57 p.m.

A rather common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Enarmoniini > Genus: Ancylis > Species: Ancylis achatana
Vernacular names
Dwarsstreephaakbladroller (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 90.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults have been observed from the end of June till well in August. They are active at dusk and later come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Prunus spinosa
Host plant (genera):

The larva spins several leaves together from which it feeds on the surrounding leaves. It lives on Crataegus, Prunus spinosa, or occasionally on Cotoneaster. Pupation takes places between loosely spun leaves of the foodplant.

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