Ancylis achatana (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775) (Family Tortricidae)

Larva on Crataegus

Forewing Length: 6-9mm;
Wingspan: 14-18mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - May
(Earliest: 21.4)
May - June June - August
(Earliest: 7.6)

Hedge Rows


Several Rosaceae

Salix caprea

Urtica dioica
Apanteles xanthostigma Larva

Meteorus ictericus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Many Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Possible Predators:
Several Vespidae

Several Miridae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Ancylis achatana
Eurasian Tortricidae: Ancylis achatana
Ancylis achatana
Nature Spot: Ancylis achatana
Lepiforum: Ancylis achatana
Plant Parasites of Europe: Ancylis achatana

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