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Ancylis geminana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Acleris
Ancylis geminana
Similar  Ancylis badiana, Ancylis selenana, Epinotia cruciana, Ancylis achatana, Rhyacionia pinivorana

Ancylis geminana, the festooned roller, is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It was described by Edward Donovan in 1806. It is found in most of Europe and has also been recorded from North America. The habitat consists of fens, marshes and damp heathland.

The wingspan is 14–20 mm. Adults are on wing from May to August.

The larvae feed on Salix species, including Salix aurita, Salix repens and Salix cinerea. They live between leaves spun together with silk.

References

Ancylis geminana Wikipedia


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