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Phalonidia udana
Loosestrife Conch
Approx Length (c. 6.5mm) Wingspan (10-13mm)
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Phalonidia manniana
Water-mint Conch

(Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1839)926 / 49.101
Norfolk status
Damp habitats including river valleys and fens.

See also recently recognised Phalonidia udana.

P. manniana is slightly smaller than P. udana, and usually shows a blackish median fascia (bar) going all the way across the forewing (dorsum to costa). Plus brown reticulate (net-like) markings at the wing tips.

P. udana has only been recorded from the Norfolk Broads.

Verification Grade Comment: National Grade 4 - If recorded in the Broads, treat as Grade 4 to seperate from P. udana.

Recorded in 44 (59%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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phalonidia manniana - udana comparison - specimens from J. Clifton, M. Dale. plate by J. Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
14/08/2021227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/08/2021127TG20 - Norwich
31/07/2021127TG20 - Norwich
25/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: May to August
Foodplant:   Water Mint, Gypsywort
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  (4)
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