My first leafroller in 2007
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|Ancylis badiana (Tortricidae, Olethreutinae, Eucosmini).|
Wingspan around 15 mm.
Two generations of this moth occur during the year, the first in April and May, and later from July to August.
It is active in the late afternoon into the evening, and inhabits a range of woodland and open ground biotopes.
The larvae feed on the leaves of pea (Lathyrus), vetch (Vicia) and clover (Trifolium). The second generation larvae overwinter in a state of diapause.
Source of information: http://ukmoths.org.uk
P.S. There's another very similar species, Ancylis unculana. I would appreciate confirming A. badiana if it's only possible by the picture alone.
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- [2007-04-29 15:16]
this is a very detailed, clear and sharp picture of the micro-moth. Nevertheless, it is difficult to differentiate between similar species, because one cannot see the entire wing coloration. Some characters say it is badiana, others that it is unculana. However, in summary it appears to be badiana.
Best wishes, Peter
OTRA!!! buenisima polilla con la informacion del caso como es tu estilo, aprecio todos estos datos para mi mejor conocimiento,
Nice moth picture. Crisp clear and well exposed image. Very well done and tfs.
Excelente toma, gran nitidez con mucho detalle, buena nota informativa. Saludos
Great shot. Excelent POV, sharpness and colors.