49.120 Aethes smeathmanniana (Yarrow Conch) 0947
ws: 12-19mm; May-Aug; yarrow (Achillea millefolium), knapweeds (Centaurea spp); locally common throughout GB
ID: Somewhat variable in ground colour from whitish to yellow. DIstinguished from A.cnicana and A.rubigana by its much narrower median fascia; from Cochylimorpha straminea by its well-developed pre-tornal spots; and from A.francillana and A.beatricella by its incomplete fasciae.
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