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

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

New for Norfolk in 2019 when two specimens were trapped just north of the river at Garboldisham (S & K. Hand, 20/07/19) with a second specimen on the 24/07/19.

New for VC27 at Stoke Holy Cross also in 2019 (D. Jones, 23/07/19)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (9%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2021227TG33 - Bacton
05/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
11/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
09/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
05/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 26-29 mm
Flight: July.
Foodplant:   Gorse.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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