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Zophodia grossulariella
Gooseberry Knot-horn

(Hübner, 1796)1464a / 62.045
Norfolk status
Very rare migrant.

A large, grey moth with a distinctive dark-bordered band on the forewing.
The larvae feed on Gooseberry, causing sufficient damage to be a serious pest in some areas, no evidence of breeding in the UK, although an adventive origin cannot be ruled out.

1st Norfolk & 2nd UK record at Rockland in 1992.

Verification Grade Comment: Scarce immigrant/possible adventive/few records

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2006.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/2006127TM17 - Scole
July 1997127TM17 - Scole
27/06/1992128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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Wingspan: 25-36mm.
Flight: May - June (?)
Foodplant:   Gooseberry
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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