Ancylis badiana (Denis & Schiffermmüller, 1775)

common roller

mine

Small full depth blotch; older larvae free among spun leaves (Robbins, 1991a).

hostplants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus pratensis; Melilotus; Trifolium.

Lathyrus pratensis is the preferred host plant.

phenology

Two generations.

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

All Europe, Greece excepted (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

notes

If only because this species, a rather common one in western Europe, is not mentioned as a leaf miner by Hering (1957a), more details of its biology is mandatory.

references

Hancock & Bland (2015b), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), Robbins (1991a).

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