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Agapeta hamana
Common Yellow Conch (Linnaeus, 1758)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
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Photo © Rosemary Holt,  27/07/2016 - Lyng

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Knapweed Conch
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Wingspan: 15-24 mm.
Flight: June through August
Foodplant:   Thistle.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread.
Distinctive yellow species found in many habitats including grassland, fens, open woodland, heathland, waste places and gardens, where foodplant thistle occurs.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
27/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
19/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/08/2020228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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