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Ancylis upupana (Treitschke, 1835) Species

Last modified: Jan. 20, 2022, 1:09 p.m.

A widespread and rare species in Belgium.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Enarmoniini > Genus: Ancylis > Species: Ancylis upupana
Vernacular names
Zwarte haakbladroller (NL), Dunkler Sichelwickler (DE)
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 91.




Wingspan: 15 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


The larva lives in a spinning or rolling leafs of the food plant.
It hibernates full-grown in the larval habitation in a cocoon.
The adults are active in early afternoon to an hour before sunset flying around the tops of the food plants. They come to light.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from May to June.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Betula and Ulmus

The larva lives on: Betula, Ulmus and Quercus.

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