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Nyctegretis lineana
Agate Knot-horn (Scopoli, 1763)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1468 / 62.051
Photo © Brian Jones,  Gt Yarmouth North Denes 16/8/2011

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 17-19 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Restharrow and Clover.
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce. (=Nyctegretis achatinella)
Localised to coastal vegetated shingle banks and fens.

Discovered at Caister in 1999 & North Denes (Yarmouth) in 2001.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/07/2020527TG50 - Yarmouth
05/07/20191627TG50 - Yarmouth
10/07/2018127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/07/2018327TG50 - Yarmouth
20/06/2017127TG50 - Yarmouth
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