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Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (12-16mm.)
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Aethes margaritana
Silver Coast Conch

(Haworth, 1811)49.118/948
Norfolk status
No Norfolk records.

Scarce, distinctive species with characteristic silver-white ground colour and sharply contrasting deep ochreous markings.
Chalk grassland and vegetated shingle beaches.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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Wingspan: 12-16mm.
Season: July to August.
Foodplant:   Yarrow, Scented Mayweed, and Oxeye Daisy.
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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