Pyralidae : Phycitinae
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Pempelia palumbella
Heather Knot-horn
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Pempelia genistella
Gorse Knot-horn

(Duponchel, 1836)62.022/1443
Norfolk status
Predominantly coastal distribution.

Possible post-1980 Norfolk record, however very similar to P. palumbella.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 1990.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1990127TG14 - Sheringham
1990+27TG14 - Sheringham
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Wingspan: 26-29 mm
Season: July.
Foodplant:   Gorse.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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