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Phalonidia affinitana (Douglas, 1846)

Large Saltmarsh Conch
49.1030 (B&F: 932)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Tortricinae
        »Tribe: Cochylini

Local

A rare resident species only recorded ten times since 1957. It occurs widely on coastal salt marshes and can be found flying during the day. It has been found amongst sea aster. (Pratt, 2011).

Phalonidia affinitana (Douglas, 1846)
Shoreham, 23 vii 2020
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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