Pyralidae : Phycitinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Phycitodes binaevella
Ermine Knot-horn
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Phycitodes maritima
Chalk Knot-horn

(Tengström, 1848)62.057/1485
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.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/08/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
29/07/2016228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/07/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
27/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/07/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Season: May to August
Foodplant:   Yarrow, Tansy, Groundsel and Common Ragwort
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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