Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Aethes piercei
Devil's-bit Conch
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (11-17mm.)
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Aethes hartmanniana
Scabious Conch

(Clerck, 1759)941 / 49.114
Norfolk status
Chalk and limestone well-drained habitats.

Ochreous-yellow general coloration.
Smaller and lighter in colour than similar species A. piercei

Verification Grade Comment: Size and habitat details essential

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2021+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
17/07/2021+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
10/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/06/2021228TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
16/06/2021128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 11-17mm.
Flight: June to August.
Foodplant:   Field Scabious, Scabious.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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