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Sciota adelphella
Willow Knot-horn (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1836)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1447a / 62.017
Photo © Chris Knott,  To MV light; Great Ellingham; 10th Aug 2012

Similar Norfolk Species
Beautiful Knot-horn
Rhodophaea formosa
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 Great Ellingham in 2012 (C. Knott, 10/08/12).

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2003.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
25/06/2020128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
16/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
25/06/2019127TM28 - Harleston
05/07/2018327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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