Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (14-16mm)
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Phtheochroa sodaliana
Buckthorn Conch

(Haworth, 1811)923 / 49.094
Norfolk status
Ground colour white with distinct black marks in median fascia, black stria in tornal area and obvious rufous apical spot.

Nationally scarce, rare distinctive Tortrix, with only a few Norfolk records from the Brecks and Broads. Occurs on calcareous soils mainly in the southern counties of England.
The adult flies from dusk onwards in June - July. Larvae feed on the berries of Buckthorn.

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/07/2021227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
20/06/2020228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
18/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 14-16mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Buckthorn
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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