Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Aethes cnicana
Thistle Conch
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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.
Occurring on waste ground and dry open areas where the foodplant found.

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.

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2021+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/07/2021228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
23/07/2021+28TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
21/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/07/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 15-19 mm.
Flight: June to August
Foodplant:   Burdock
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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