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Aethes rubigana
Burdock Conch
Aethes smeathmanniana
Yarrow Conch
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (14-17 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Aethes cnicana
Thistle Conch

(Westwood, 1854)945 / 49.127
Norfolk status
Slightly glossy appearance to the forewings.
Slightly smaller than similar A. rubigana and lacking the darker markings.
(see next species)
Marshy areas, fens, scrub, waste ground.

Recorded in 47 (68%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
20/06/2020227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
16/06/2020227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
14/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/06/2020127TM18 - Diss
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Wingspan: 14-17 mm.
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Thistles.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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