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Matilella fusca
Brown Knot-horn
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Ortholepis betulae
Birch Knot-horn

(Goeze, 1778)1450 / 62.011
=Metriostola betulae
Norfolk status
Only a few recent records from the Broads.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2010.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2010+27TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
July 2008127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
1999+28TM08 - Banham/Lopham
1998+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
21/07/1995128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 24-27mm.
Flight: July
Foodplant:   birches (Betula)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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