Tortricidae : Tortricinae
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species
Aethes piercei
Devilís-bit Conch
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (11-17mm.)
Aethes hartmanniana
941 Scabious conch
(Clerck, 1759)49.114
Norfolk status
Ochreous-yellow general coloration.
Smaller and lighter in colour than similar species A. piercei
Chalk and limestone well-drained habitats.

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2014+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
26/05/2013128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
29/04/2007+28TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
27/06/1998+28TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
26/06/1998128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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Wingspan: 11-17mm.
Season: June to August.
Foodplant:   Field Scabious, Scabious.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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