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49.209 (BF1119a)

Small Festooned Roller   

Ancylis diminutana
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Occasionally comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae July-April in a leaf spun into a pod.

Larval foodplants

Willow species but not Creeping Willow.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Longbridgemuir, Dumfriesshire, on 21st May 2014.

2 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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