Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Aethes francillana
Long-barred Yellow Conch
Aethes beatricella
Hemlock Yellow Conch
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (12-15mm)
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Aethes dilucidana
Short-barred Yellow Conch

(Stephens, 1852)949 / 49.122
Norfolk status

Separated from A. francillana and A. beatricella by the median fascia on the forewing being obsolescent in the costal half.

Recent VC27 record at Filby (D. Hipperson, 25/07/2011)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Aethes dilucidana - showing median fascia of the forewing obsolescent in the costal half
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2019127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
25/07/2011127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
1874+28TF80 - Swaffham
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Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: mid June - mid August
Foodplant:   In seeds of wild parsnip and hogweed
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  (2)
 Immature Adult

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