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Ancylis achatana
Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (12-18 mm.)
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Ancylis unguicella

(Linnaeus, 1758)49.201

A widespread but local species of heathland and moorland found across the British Isles but absent from large areas of the Midlands and southern England. Very rare in our region and seemingly limited to a few heathland sites along the border between Berks and Hants.

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2013.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Heathers.
GB Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
28/07/20131VC22 - BerkshireSU96
23/07/20131VC22 - BerkshireSU47
28/06/20111VC22 - BerkshireSU66
15/07/20061VC22 - BerkshireSU66
17/07/20031VC22 - BerkshireSU66
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