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Falseuncaria degreyana
Breckland Conch (McLachlen, 1859)
Tortricidae: Tortricinae
961 / 49.141
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Merton 1900, Thetford 1932 - W.G. Whittingham collection - Norwich Castle Museum. (displayed with the kind permission of Tony Irwin, Norwich Castle Museum)

Similar Norfolk Species
Rosy Conch
Cochylis roseana
Chamomile Conch
Cochylidia implicitana
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jun. Jul-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Toadflax, Ribwort Plantain.
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Restricted to East Anglia, where it occurs in Breckland.

Grey/white ground colour, forewing flushed with pink as in similar species C. roseana.


No recent records, two unconfirmed records from the 1990s and old records from Croxton, Denton, East Wretham, Merton and Thetford. [BTM - 1973]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 8 (11%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1998.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
August 1998+27TM17 - Scole
June 1990+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
16/10/1977128TL88 - Thetford
1976128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
04/07/1939128TL88 - Thetford
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