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Ancylis badiana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: Jan. 21, 2022, 9:32 a.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), Wicken-Spitzflügelwickler (DE)
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.




Wingspan: 12-16 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva feeds between spun leaves or in a folded leaf on the food plant.The larvae of the second generation hibernate full-fed.
Pupation in the larval habitation or spun in a leaf on the ground.
The adults are active at sunrise and at dusk and later occasionally come to light.

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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.

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.

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