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Gynnidomorpha vectisana
Small Saltern Conch (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
929 / 49.105
Photo © Andrew Duff,  05/07/2017 - Warham salt marshes

Similar Norfolk Species
Water-mint Conch
Phalonidia manniana
Fen Conch
Gynnidomorpha minimana
Wingspan: 9-11mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Sep.
Foodplant:   Sea Arrowgrass, Marsh Arrowgrass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Rare.
coastal areas, wet heathland, fens and marshes.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 7 (9%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/06/2022128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
17/07/2021228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
06/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
07/07/2018+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
05/07/2017128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
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