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49.132 (BF956)

Chamomile Conch   

Cochylidia implicitana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: June-April on the flowers and seeds or in a stem or shoot.  Adults: May-August.

Larval foodplants

Scented Mayweed, Scentless Mayweed, Sea Mayweed, Chamomile, Goldenrod.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Kilstay Bay, Wigtownshire, on 5th August 1997, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Barlocco Bay on 6th August 2003.

18 record(s) from 7 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2019 2021

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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