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Commophila aeneana (Hübner, [1800])

Orange Conch
49.1130 (B&F: 952)


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

Nationally Scarce B

A very rare, Nationally Notable moth. There are four 20th century records, all from the Lewes/Newhaven area. It comes infrequently to mv light and has also been netted. The larvae feed on the roots of common ragwort. (Pratt, 2011).

Commophila aeneana (Hübner, 1800)
Cradle Valley, 19 v 2015
Photo: Bob Eade
Commophila aeneana (Hübner, 1800)
Hollingbury, 25 v 2015
Photo: Gideon Knight

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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