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Tortricidae

939 (Downland Conch), Aethes tesserana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

A fairly rare resident that occurs singly or sparingly at mv light in a few downland habitats. It has been disturbed during the day from heather. The larvae are said to feed on the roots of yellow succory and hawkweed. (Pratt, 2011).

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Hollingbury, 25 v 2015 Photo: Gideon Knight

Aethes tesserana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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