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Lamoria zelleri
Twin-spot Honey Moth (Joannis, 1932)
Pyralidae: Galleriinae
1429 / 62.002
Photo © Keith Knights,  26-vi-2014 Bradwell VC25 Suffolk

Similar Norfolk Species
Bee Moth
Aphomia sociella
Wingspan: 20-37 mm.
Flight: June to August
Foodplant:   Coastal Mosses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Extremely local at coastal sandhills.
Can be confused with worn examples of Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth)

First Norfolk records - Holme in 1996 (K. McCabe, 14/07/96), Filby in 2008 (D. Hipperson, 15/07/08) and Yarmouth in 2010 (I. Mills, 09/07/10) and in 2012 (B. Jones, 09/08/12).

A few records in recent years.

(note: several scientific name changes over the years!)

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1996.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2020827TG50 - Yarmouth
17/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
16/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/07/2019127TG50 - Yarmouth
08/07/2018128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
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