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Etiella zinckenella
Legume Knot-horn (Treitschke, 1832)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1451a / 62.020
Photo © Lewis Lawes,  10/08/2020 - Northacre

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 22-26mm
Flight: April - October (several generations)
Foodplant:   Leguminous vegetable pods.
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare migrant.

Unmistakable rare immigrant species from southern Europe, appearing occasionally in southern England where first recorded at Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex in October 1989.

Recent records from Suffolk, where first recorded in 2018.

New for Norfolk in 2020 at Northacre (L. Lawes, 10/08/2020) also at Scolt Head (N. Lawton, 11/08/2020)
First records in 2020 at Lingwood (M. Smith, 12/08/2020 and 13/08/2020) Roughton (R. Lee, 12/08/2020) and Rockland St Peter (J. Dothie, 18/08/2020)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2020.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
13/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
12/08/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
12/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
11/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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