Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Phtheochroa rugosana
Rough-winged Conch

(Hübner, 1799)925 / 49.095
Norfolk status
A large and distinctive species that should present little confusion. Forewing being rough scaled with tufts and raised scales present. Note the large white inward oblique marking at the median fascia.

Woodland species often seen flying around dusk. Well recorded in Norfolk with widespread records from along the North coast and inland.
Flies mainly in May and June with several records going into the first weeks of July.
The larvae feed on the flowers, berries and stems of White Bryony.

Recorded in 42 (61%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/07/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
06/07/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
06/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 16-20mm
Season: May - July
Foodplant:   White Bryony
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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