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Aethes rubigana
Burdock Conch
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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 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/07/2019327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
16/07/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/06/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
21/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 14-17 mm.
Season: June - August.
Foodplant:   Thistles.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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