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Pempelia palumbella
Heather Knot-horn

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

Easily disturbed from amongst heather on sunny days.

Recorded in 24 (35%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
12/07/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/07/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/06/2018127TG12 - Aylsham
20/06/2018127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
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Wingspan: 21-27 mm.
Season: July and August
Foodplant:   Heather and Milkwort.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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