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Phtheochroa rugosana
Rough-winged Conch (Hübner, 1799)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
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Photo © Kevin Leighton,  29/05/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 16-20mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   White Bryony
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
A large and distinctive species that should present little confusion. Forewing being rough scaled with tufts and raised scales present. Note the large white inward oblique marking at the median fascia.

Woodland species often seen flying around dusk. Well recorded in Norfolk with widespread records from along the North coast and inland.
Flies mainly in May and June with several records going into the first weeks of July.
The larvae feed on the flowers, berries and stems of White Bryony.

Recorded in 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
07/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
02/07/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
30/06/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
30/06/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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