Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (10-15mm)
Eupoecilia angustana
954 Marbled Conch
(Hübner, 1799)49.111
Norfolk status
Note, the warm ochreous markings of this species should immediately rule out the vaguely similar Cochylis atricapitana and C. dubitana.

There are two mainland forms of this species. The nominate form angustana is found in Norfolk, occuring in woodland edges, meadows and similar locations where the foodplants can be found.
Localised mainly to Brecks although more widespread in recent years.
The Larvae feed on the flowers and seed heads of a variety of plants.

Recorded in 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1972.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2014127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
01/08/2014127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
26/07/2014127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
15/07/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
03/07/2014128TF91 - Dereham
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Wingspan: 10-15mm
Season: May to Sept
Foodplant:   Plantains, Yarrow, Sneezewort, Marjoram, Goldenrod, thymes, Heather, Sitka Spruce
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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