Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Neocochylis dubitana
Little Conch
Neocochylis hybridella
White-bodied Conch
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (12-16mm)
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Cochylichroa atricapitana
Black-headed Conch

(Stephens, 1852)966 / 49.139
=Cochylis atricapitana
Norfolk status
Regularly recorded at coastal areas and to a lesser extent inland chalk downs and rough pasture land where food-plant occurs.

Separated from Neocochylis hybridella by the lack of a white thorax and from Neocochylis dubitana by the black head and labial palpi. (White in Neocochylis dubitana). Beware of worn specimens that could cause confusion.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/09/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
14/09/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
12/09/2021128TF80 - Swaffham
10/09/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Wingspan: 12-16mm
Flight: Two Generations
April-June, July-Sept
Foodplant:   Ragwort
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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