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Sciota adelphella
Willow Knot-horn (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1836)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1447a / 62.017
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species
Beautiful Knot-horn
Rhodophaea formosa
Dotted Oak Knot-horn
Phycita roborella
Wingspan: 20-24mm
Flight: late May - mid Aug
Foodplant:   White Willow
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare migrant, and relative newcomer to the UK.
Possibly now resident in E Sussex, Kent and Suffolk.

First Norfolk record at Eccles-on-sea, 2003 (N. Bowman, 30/06/03) New to VC28 at Sedgeford in 2020 (R. Murfitt & B. Jacklin, 25/06/20).

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/07/2022127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
12/07/2022127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
18/07/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
10/07/2021+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
25/06/2020128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
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