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Ancylis upupana (Treitschke, 1835) Species

Last modified: Feb. 11, 2020, 8:10 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)
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.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly from May to June. They are active in early afternoon to an hour before sunset flying around the tops of the foodplants. They come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Betula and Ulmus

The larva lives in a spinning or rolling leafs of Betula, Ulmus and Quercus. It hibernates full-grown in the larval habitation in a cocoon.

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