Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Cochylichroa atricapitana
Black-headed Conch
Neocochylis hybridella
White-bodied Conch
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (12-14mm)
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Neocochylis dubitana
Little Conch

(Hübner, 1799)964 / 49.137
=Cochylis dubitana
Norfolk status
Occurs on rough grassy hillsides, fens, railway banks and waste ground. Widespread records from across Norfolk.

One of three similar looking species. Separated from Neocochylis hybridella by the lack of a white thorax, and from Cochylichroa atricapitana by the white head and labial palpi (black in C. atricapitana).

Distributed widely in the south of Britain, but becomes scarcer in the north.

Recorded in 54 (73%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
06/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/09/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/08/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: Two Generations
May - June, July - Sept
Foodplant:   Ragwort, hawk's-beard, hawkweed, Perennial Sow-thistle, Goldenrod and other Compositae
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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