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49.202 (BF1118)

Bridge Roller   

Ancylis uncella
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-April in leaves spun together to form a pocket.  Adults: May-June.

Larval foodplants

Bell Heather, Cross-leaved Heath, birch species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on Aucheninnes Moss, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 13th June 1981, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Longbridgemuir on 9th May 2014.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2014

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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