The Little Conch (Cochylis dubitana) is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in China (Heilongjiang) and most of Europe. It is also found in North America, where it has been recorded from Colorado, Maine, Ontario and Washington.
The larvae feed inside the flowers and developing seedheads of various Compositae species, including Senecio, Crepis and Hieracium species and Sonchus arvensis and Solidago virgaurea. Larvae can be found in July and from August to April. They overwinter in a cocoon among debris. Pupation takes place from April to July in a cocoon on the ground among debris.
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