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

(Zeller, 1847)967 / 49.140
=Cochylis pallidana
Norfolk status
Mainly coastal habitats, grassland on light sand or stony soils where foodplant Sheep's-bit found.

Very few modern-day records in Norfolk from Winterton Dunes NNR (Sterling, 1993) and recent records from Winterton Dunes and Yarmouth (2001 - present).

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 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
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
 Immature Adult

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