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Aethes williana
Silver Carrot Conch (Brahm, 1791)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
944 / 49.116
Photo © Kathleen Rosewarne Ian Barton,  Cranwich Heath 10/06/2012 - Norfolk First

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 10-16mm
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Wild Carrot
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Flies by day and at dusk in warm, dry weather and also comes to light.
Found in dry, sandy or chalky habitats and rough fields or downs plus coastal areas.
The larvae feed in the lower stem and root of the foodplant.

First Norfolk record at Cranwich Heath in 2012 (K. Rosewarne, I. Barton, 10/06/12)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2012.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/05/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/05/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/06/2012128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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