Phtheochroa schreibersiana

Gold Cloak


Species Codes

B&F 922 RES 49.093

Other Names

Scarce Gold Conch

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Species Account

First Kent record from Iwade (VC15) in 1923.

Considered lost to Kent until one netted in June 2024 in VC16. 

Record Verification

Grade 3 adults are hard to separate from other species, so photos showing all critical ID features will be required, or in some cases a voucher specimen (seek advice before releasing the moth).

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Phtheochroa schreibersiana (Scarce Gold Conch) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Phtheochroa schreibersiana (Scarce Gold Conch) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of Phtheochroa schreibersiana (Scarce Gold Conch) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Phtheochroa schreibersiana (Scarce Gold Conch) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

External Links

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