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Ancylosis oblitella
Saltmarsh Knot-horn (Zeller, 1848)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1467 / 62.053
Photo © Trevor And Dilys Pendleton

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: May and July - August.
Foodplant:   Goosefoot.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Former scarce migrant, colonised in the late 1950s.
Saltmarsh and waste-ground.
Known from Burgh Common & Rockland.

Recorded in 17 (23%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1976.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2020227TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
15/09/2020127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
21/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
20/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
13/08/2020227TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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