Pyralidae : Galleriinae
Photo © Chris Knott,  Great Ellingham; 12/08/2011; gen. det. by J. Clifton

Similar Norfolk Species
Phycitodes binaevella
Ermine Knot-horn
Phycitodes saxicola
Small Clouded Knot-horn
Phycitodes maritima
1485 Chalk Knot-horn
(Tengström, 1848)62.057
Norfolk status
One of three British species of Phycitodes which are difficult to separate from one another and are best identified by dissection of the genitalia. Records cannot be accepted without voucher specimen.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Dissected records from Winterton. Snettisham. Holme Dunes. Dersingham Bog. Hindolveston. Sculthorpe Moor & Scole.

Recorded in 25 (36%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2014127TG50 - Yarmouth
21/07/2013128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
10/07/2013128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
21/06/2013128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/08/2012+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Season: May to August.
Foodplant:   Yarrow and Ragwort.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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