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Aethes williana
Silver Carrot Conch

(Brahm, 1791)944 / 49.116

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Taken at Felixstow during July 1902 (Gibbs of St. Albans).

Recent Status: A rare coastal species, three records for Suffolk.

Life Style: Single brooded flying by day and night during summer. The larvae feed in the stem and root-stock of Daucus carotawhere they hibernate and then pupate.

Identification: The moth has a silvery mottled patterning in shades of yellow, ochre and olive green with black speckles. Two transverse bands are more or less evident. More Info

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1902.
Last Recorded in 1902.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
July 1902+25TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
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Wingspan: 10-16mm
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Wild Carrot
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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