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Aethes dilucidana (Stephens, 1852)

Short-barred Yellow Conch
49.1220 (B&F: 949)


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

Nationally Scarce B

A resident that usually occurs singly or sparingly by day and at mv light. It is only known from a few sites all in the southern part of the county. It is single-brooded flying mainly from early July to the third week of August, sometimes to late August. The larvae feed on the seeds and stems of wild parsnip. (Pratt, 2011).

Aethes dilucidana (Stephens, 1852)
Findon Valley, 21 vii 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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