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Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  Throckmorton. VC37. 22/05/2011

Approx Length (c. 8.5mm) Wingspan (13-17mm)
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Commophila aeneana
Orange Conch

(Hübner, 1800)952 / 49.113

Uncommon local resident in the extreme south of Worcestershire only.

Senecio erucifolius, and possibly S. jacobaea with larva feeding in the roots from September to April.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (3%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1999.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 13-17mm
Flight: May to July
Foodplant:   Ragwort (roots)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
17/05/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
15/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP04
29/05/20163VC37 - WorcestershireSO84
22/05/20112VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
21/05/20113VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
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