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Phtheochroa rugosana
Rough-winged Conch (Hübner, 1799)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
925 / 49.095
Photo © Susie Turner,  29.05.2013 TG10

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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 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 50 (68%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2022127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
06/07/2022128TF64 - Hunstanton
05/07/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/07/2022127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
30/06/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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