Seq # 362510100

Ancylis obtusana (Haworth, 1811) Species

Last modified: July 7, 2022, 6:45 p.m.

A rather common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Enarmoniini > Genus: Ancylis > Species: Ancylis obtusana
Vernacular names
Rossige haakbladroller (NL), Kleiner Faulbaum-Spitzflügelwickler (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Crombrugghe G. 1899. Note sur quelques Microlépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. — Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 43: 72–76. On page 72.




Wingspan: 12 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva lives between spun leaves of the food plant. It hibernates full-fed and pupates during next spring in the larval habitation.
The adults fly in late afternoon in bright sunshine and later occasionally come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults have only been observed from mid May till early July.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Rhamnus and Frangula

The larva lives on Rhamnus or Frangula.

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