The Ancylis obtusana is a moth of the family Tortricidae with a wingspan of 11-14mm.
Distributed throughout Europe with the exception of Spain, Slovenia, Balkans, Ukraine, Norway, Iceland, Sicily and Corsica.
Livery particular presents basic color orange or brown very light with darker shades towards the area median.
Between the discal and postdiscale area we find a white line edged silver that divides in two diagonally through to area cubital. The ocellus is well developed and depart from him silvery white streaks toward the costal area.
The hind wings are brownish with white shading along the edges. Univoltine moth, fly from early May to late July, flying in late afternoons.
He frequents marginal areas of woods and forests, and / or areas where host plants grow .
It winters at the larval stage and pupate in spring after the completion of the larval stages from food.
The larvae feed on Rhamnus cathartica and Frangula alnus.