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Similar Norfolk Species
Agapeta hamana
Common Yellow Conch
Approx Length (c. 12.5mm) Wingspan (15-25 mm.)
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Agapeta zoegana
Knapweed Conch

(Linnaeus, 1767)49.110/938
Norfolk status
Widespread, but scarcer than previous similar species A. hamana.
Form f. ferrugana has orange-brown ground colour instead of the normal yellow. Both have distictive brown ring at wing-tip.

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

Agapeta hamana  |  Eupoecilia angustana >

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
14/08/20181428TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/08/2018127TG22 - Buxton
08/08/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/08/2018128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
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Wingspan: 15-25 mm.
Season: May to August
Foodplant:   Common Knapweed.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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