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Phtheochroa sodaliana
Buckthorn Conch
Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (11-14mm)
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Hysterophora maculosana
Bluebell Conch

(Haworth, 1811)924 / 49.096

Fairly common but local resident of deciduous woodland, open hillsides and banks with bluebells.

Hyacinthoides non-scripta with larva feeding in July /August in the seed capsules.

Recorded in 31 (22%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1876.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: April - June
Foodplant:   Bluebell
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/05/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO65
09/05/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
09/05/20204VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
06/05/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO73
25/04/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO73
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