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49.207 (BF1119)

Festooned Roller   

Ancylis geminana
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 Newlands, Dumfriesshire, on 18th May 1976 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Lochaber Loch on 15th June 1996.

7 record(s) from 5 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2019 2005 2016

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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