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Elegia similella
White-barred Knot-horn (Zincken, 1818)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1449 / 62.010
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  20/06/2020 - Leylands Farm, (Track)

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 19-22 mm
Flight: June-July
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Old, mature woodland and parkland.

Scarce resident, known mainly from the home counties of south-east England.
Distinctive, with very dark forewings and broad white cross-line.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
12/07/2005+27TM08 - Banham/Lopham
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