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Oncocera semirubella
Rosy-striped Knot-horn

(Scopoli, 1763)1441 / 62.021
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Flies in afternoon sunshine, later coming to light.

Resident on chalk downland and limestone cliffs, in the southernmost counties of England.

Very few records including Eccles in 2005 (N. Bowman, 29/07/05), Stoke Holy Cross in 2006 (A. Musgrove (21/07/06) and Overstrand in 2013 (G. Bond, 22/07/13).
New for VC28 in 2014 at Abbey Farm, Flitcham (R. Jones, J. Swalwell, 12/07/14) also Hockwold in 2014 (K. Puttick)

Records in recent years from the Brecks suggest maybe a breeding population? Norfolk coastal records are of assumed migrants.

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
17/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/07/2019128TF80 - Swaffham
03/10/2018127TG33 - Bacton
19/08/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 17-29 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Bird's-foot trefoil and Clover.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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