Morley’s Final Catalogue: Certainly very uncommon with us. Copdock about 1898 (Hkg); taken near Ipswich (C Pyett).
Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk
Life Style: A double brooded summer flying species. It flies at night and comes to light. The larvae feed from spun leaves of Erica or Betula. The larvae hibernate. They pupate in the larval habitation.
Identification: Our second largest Ancylis after A. achatana. It is a narrow winged, hooked apex species. The reddish brown colouring meets the dorsum to show two pale areas isolated mid dorsum and at the tornus. More Info
Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1898. Last Recorded in 1898. Additional Stats