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Elegia similella
White-barred Knot-horn (Zincken, 1818)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1449 / 62.010
Photo © RAY ROCHE,  16/06/2022 - Ingoldisthorpe

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 dark forewings and broad white cross-line.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/06/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/06/2022228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
12/07/2005+27TM08 - Banham/Lopham
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