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Ancylis badiana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: March 6, 2021, 9:06 p.m.

A widespread but very rare species in Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Enarmoniini > Genus: Ancylis > Species: Ancylis badiana
Vernacular names
Bonte haakbladroller (NL)
Ancylis lundana (Fabricius, 1777)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 20.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year: from late April till mid June and from the end of July till early September. They are active at sunrise and at dusk and later occasionally come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Lathyrus, Vicia and Trifolium

The larva feeds between spun leaves or in a folded leaf on Lathyrus, Vicia or Trifolium. The larvae of the second generation hibernate full-fed. Pupation in the larval habitation or spun in a leaf on the ground.

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