Common Yellow Conch

Agapeta hamana
Agapeta hamana
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Agapeta hamana is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Europe (from the Iberian Peninsula to the Ural Mountains), western and southern Siberia, the Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Transcaucasia, Asia Minor, Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, Mongolia, western China and northern India. The wingspan is 15–25 mm.The pale yellow forewing has the costa moderately arched. The base of the costa, and a streak from the disc to beyond the middle of the tornus are ferruginous-fuscous. Sometimes there are several irregular variable ferruginous marks towards the margins. The hindwings are rather dark grey. Julius von Kennel provides a full description. The moth flies from June to August, from dusk. The larvae feed on Carduus.

Common Yellow Conch

Agapeta hamana

Is Common Yellow Conch harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Tortricidae
genus: Agapeta