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Similar Norfolk Species
Aethes francillana
Long-barred Yellow Conch
Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (14-17 mm.)
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Aethes beatricella
Hemlock Yellow Conch

(Walsingham, 1898)951 / 49.123
Norfolk status
Locally widespread.
Very similar to previous species Aethes francillana, distinguished by broader and less oblique markings to forewing.
Waste ground, woodland fringes and hedgerows.

Has also been found to feed on Alexanders.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1996.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Aethes beatricella examples - J. Clifton
Comparative forwings - J. Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2020527TG33 - Bacton
10/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
07/08/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
05/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
25/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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Wingspan: 14-17 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Hemlock (Alexanders)
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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