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Aethes smeathmanniana
Yarrow Conch

(Fabricius, 1781)49.120/947
Norfolk status
Widespread.
White ground colour with ocherous suffusion. Some darker variations having a more yellow appearance.
Much narrower forewings than similar related species.
Rough open ground, scrub, open woodland, heathland, waste ground.

Recorded in 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/10/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/09/2018127TM18 - Diss
21/08/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/08/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
20/08/2018127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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Wingspan: 12-19 mm.
Season: May through to August
Foodplant:   Yarrow and Knapweeds.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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