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Photo © Mick ACourt,  02/08/2018 - Horsey Corner. Leg. Tim Hodge

Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (10-15mm)
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Aethes bilbaensis
Samphire Conch

(Rössler, 1877)951a / 49.125
Norfolk status
Very rare immigrant.

New for Norfolk in August 2018 at Horsey Corner. (T. Hodge, 02/08/18 - Gen. Det. (Male) Mick A'Court)

Possibly the second record for the UK (pending confirmation) Recorded in North Devon on 24/07/2008.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2018.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 10-15mm
Foodplant:   Whorled Caraway, Rock Samphire
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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