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Aethes francillana (Fabricius, 1794)

Long-barred Yellow Conch
49.1240 (B&F: 950)

Aethes francillonana (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)

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


A resident species usually found in coastal habitats. It has been found up to five miles inland. .It occurs in low numbers at mv light and is single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to mid August. The larvae feed on the seed-heads of wild carrot. (Pratt, 2011).

Aethes francillana (Fabricius, 1794)
Bracklesham, 19 viii 2018
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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