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Cochylis flaviciliana (Westwood, 1854)

Gold-fringed Conch
49.1350 (B&F: 963)


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

Nationally Scarce B

A very rare, probable resident. Only reported from East Sussex in 2001 and West Sussex in 2008. In other counties the species is single-brooded, flying from late June to early August and the larvae feed on the seed-heads of field scabious. (Pratt, 2011).

Cochylis flaviciliana (Westwood, 1854)
Woodingdean, 02 vii 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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