Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Ancylis uncella

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.202

A widespread but local species found across the UK. In our region it is very uncommon, restricted to heathland sites in the south of Bucks and Berks.

Recorded in 10 (13%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Heath and birch
GB Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU96
08/06/20224VC22 - BerkshireSU86
12/05/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU96
01/08/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU86
27/06/20213VC22 - BerkshireSU96
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