Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Agapeta zoegana
Knapweed Conch
Approx Length (c. 12mm) Wingspan (15-24 mm.)
Agapeta hamana
Hook-marked Straw Moth

(Linnaeus, 1758)49.109/937
Norfolk status
Common and widespread.
Distinctive yellow species found in many habitats including grassland, fens, open woodland, heathland, waste places and gardens, where foodplant thistle occurs.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
September 2015+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/08/2015528TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/08/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
29/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 15-24 mm.
Season: June through August
Foodplant:   Thistle.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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