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Cochylis dubitana
Little Conch
Cochylis atricapitana
Black-headed Conch
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (12-15mm)
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Cochylis hybridella
White-bodied Conch

(Hübner, 1813)965 / 49.136
Norfolk status
Could resemble Cochylis atricapitana or C. dubitana but immediately separated from those species by the white thorax.

Occurring in chalk and limestone rough grassland, scrub and coastal habitats.
Now apparently well established in West Norfolk fenland, with several records in recent years.
Larvae feed in the seedheads of Bristly Oxtongue, Hawkweed Oxtongue and several species of Hawk's-beard.

Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/09/2019127TM18 - Diss
03/09/2019+27TM18 - Diss
30/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 12-15mm
Season: July and August
Foodplant:   Bristly Oxtongue, Hawkweed Oxtongue, hawk's-beard
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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