Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Ancylis unculana

(Haworth, 1811)49.210

A Nationally Scarce species distributed across much of southern England. In our region it is found very locally, mainly on chalk grassland sites in the Chilterns.

Verification Grade Comment: Please retain specimens for confirmation.

Recorded in 15 (19%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1939.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Buckthorn, Adler Buckthorn
GB Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/20223VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU78
18/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
18/08/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
18/08/20223VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
18/07/20224VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
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