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Apomyelois bistriatella
Heath Knot-horn (Ragonot, 1887)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1486 / 62.039
Photo © Brian Jones,  Fritton, Norfolk (VC25 Suffolk) 27/08/2021

Similar Norfolk Species
Birch Knot-horn
Ortholepis betulae
Brown Knot-horn
Matilella fusca
Wingspan: 18-25mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   fungus Daldinia concentrica.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare, Uncertain.

A couple of records from the 1980's.

The nominate subspecies does not occur in Britain, being replaced by ssp. subcognata (formerly known as neophanes).

Recorded at Fritton, Norfolk (VC25 Suffolk record) in 2021. (B. Jones, 27/08/2021)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 1989.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/1989+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
31/05/1986 to 13/06/1986+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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