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Pempelia palumbella
Heather Knot-horn

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1442 / 62.023
Norfolk status
Local.
Common on most heathland sites and Dersingham bog.

Easily disturbed from amongst heather on sunny days.

Recorded in 28 (38%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

Pempelia genistella  |  Rhodophaea formosa >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2022127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
16/06/2022127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
15/06/2022127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
15/06/2022127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
13/06/2022127TG12 - Aylsham
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Wingspan: 21-27 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Heather and Milkwort.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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