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Anerastia lotella
Sandhill Knot-horn (Hübner, 1913)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1432 / 62.069
Photo © Tim Hodge,  02/07/2015 - Horsey Corner

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Pima boisduvaliella
Wingspan: c.19-27 mm.
Flight: July.
Foodplant:   Coastal grasses.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce, coastal sandhills and Brecks.

Known from coastal sites such as Holkham. Holme Dunes. Titchwell. Winterton. Snettisham. Also inland at Docking.

Recorded in 20 (27%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
28/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/07/2021228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
25/07/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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