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Agapeta hamana
Common Yellow Conch
Approx Length (c. 12.5mm) Wingspan (15-25 mm.)
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Agapeta zoegana
Knapweed Conch

(Linnaeus, 1767)938 / 49.110
Norfolk status
Widespread, but scarcer than previous similar species A. hamana.
Form f. ferrugana has orange-brown ground colour instead of the normal yellow. Both have distictive brown ring at wing-tip.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/08/2020127TM18 - Diss
15/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 15-25 mm.
Flight: May to August
Foodplant:   Common Knapweed.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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