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Aethes cnicana
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Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (15-19 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Aethes rubigana
Burdock Conch

(Treitschke, 1830)946 / 49.128
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Shining white ground colour with patches of ochreous suffusion.
A very dark, thick angled dorsal patch across the forewing (B), a distinct sub-terminal blotch edged in black along the dorsal edge (C) and some noticeable dark spots along the costa (A) are diagnostic.


Occurs on waste ground and dry open areas where foodplant found.

Recorded in 55 (80%) 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
20/07/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
20/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
11/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/06/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
14/06/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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Wingspan: 15-19 mm.
Season: June to August
Foodplant:   Burdock
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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