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49.211 (BF1128)

Bilberry Roller   

Ancylis myrtillana
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-April in a leaf spun into a pod.  Adults: May-July.

Larval foodplants



The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data), while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Craignine in Glentrool on 9th July 2013.

31 record(s) from 13 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2019

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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