Tortricidae : Tortricinae
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Similar Suffolk Species
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

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed.

Recent Status: A common species in Suffolk.

Life Style: A single brooded species that comes to light. It can be found from June to September. The larvae feed on the flowers and seeds of Picris hieracioides, Helminthotheca echioides and Crepis species. The fully fed larvae hibernate in a cocoon before pupating in the spring.

Identification: This species has a pale head, thorax and wing base. There is a brown dorsal mark and a small and paler costal mark. There is a narrow brown band delimiting the apex. The termen is dark marked. More Info

Recorded in 40 (69%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1979.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2021125TM04 - Hadleigh
15/09/2021125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
09/09/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
08/09/2021225TM04 - Hadleigh
08/09/2021225TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-15mm
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Bristly Oxtongue, Hawkweed Oxtongue, hawk's-beard
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 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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