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Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (13-17mm)
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Commophila aeneana
Orange Conch

(Hübner, 1800)952 / 49.113
Norfolk status
Scarce in Britain, occurring locally in the southern half of England.

Until 2019, known from only one site in Norfolk, South of King's Lynn.
A single adult was recorded at a new site South of Lynn in 2019.

Recorded just over the border at Lakenheath Fen, Suffolk in 2016.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1987.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2021128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/06/2019128TF61 - S.Lynn/Tottenhill
16/06/2011128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
25/05/2010328TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
1987 to 2010+28TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
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Wingspan: 13-17mm
Flight: May to July
Foodplant:   Ragwort (roots)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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