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Aethes tesserana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Downland Conch
49.1210 (B&F: 939)

Synonym(s):
Aethes aleella (Schulze, 1776)


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

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).

Aethes tesserana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Newhaven, 09 vi 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton
Aethes tesserana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Hollingbury, 25 v 2015
Photo: Gideon Knight
Aethes tesserana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
High and Over, 01 v 2014
Photo: Bob Eade
Aethes tesserana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
High and Over, 01 v 2014
Photo: Bob Eade

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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