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Ancylis uncella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: March 7, 2021, 11:07 a.m.

A rare and widespread species in Belgium, with most observations in the Kempen area.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Enarmoniini > Genus: Ancylis > Species: Ancylis uncella
Vernacular names
Heidehaakbladroller (NL)
Ancylis uncana (Hübner, 1799)
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 22.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in one, sometimes two generations a year: from late April till June and again from July till September. They are active in early evening and later come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Erica and Betula

The larva lives in spun leaves of Erica and Betula, especially on B. pubescens. Hibernation in larval stage.

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