49.139 Cochylis atricapitana (Black-headed Conch) 0966
ws: 12-16mm; bivoltine Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep; common ragwort (Senecio jacobaea); common throughout GB
ID: Distinguished from similar species by its black thorax, head and palps. C.dubitana also has a black thorax but has white head. C.hybridella has a white thorax and head. C.molliculana has a brown head and thorax with a variable mix of white.
Page published 01/05/2012 | Specimen §5 added 30/12/2012