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Cochylidia heydeniana
Blue-fleabane Conch (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
957 / 49.131
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species
Chamomile Conch
Cochylidia implicitana
Wingspan: 9-12mm.
Flight: June and July to August.
Foodplant:   Blue Fleabane, Canadian Fleabane.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Lacks the pink flush of previous species, C. implicitana and slightly smaller.
Grassland, wayside verges, waste ground where foodplant grows.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1996.
Last Recorded in 2011.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2011128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
2009+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
August 2003+27TG20 - Norwich
20/08/2002127TG20 - Norwich
03/08/2001+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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