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Cochylis nana
Birch Conch
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (10-14mm)
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Cochylis pallidana
Sheep's-bit Conch

(Zeller, 1847)967 / 49.140
Norfolk status
Nationally Scarce.

Mainly coastal habitats, grassland on light sand or stony soils where Sheep's-bit found.
Only four modern day records in Norfolk from Winterton Dunes NNR (Sterling, 1993) and three records from Yarmouth, North Denes (Heath, 2001 - 2008).
Interestingly Barrett lists Yarmouth Denes in his 1874 checklist, along with Middleton (VC28) in 1884. Both records are noted as "Scarce".

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2019427TG50 - Yarmouth
07/07/2018127TG50 - Yarmouth
17/06/2017+27TG51 - Winterton/Caister
17/06/20171727TG50 - Yarmouth
10/06/2017427TG50 - Yarmouth
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Wingspan: 10-14mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Sheep's-bit
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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