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Salebriopsis albicilla
Lime Knot-horn (Herrich-Schäffer, 1849)
Pyralidae: Phycitinae
1446 / 62.008
Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  Shrawley Wood VC37. 16/06/2017

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Wingspan: c. 20mm
Flight: June / July
Foodplant:   small-leaved lime
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

A rare and localised resident in the south of the region.

Tilia cordata with larva feeding in August/September in spun leaves.

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1999.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2017236SO53 - SE Hereford & Haugh Wood
18/06/2017136SO53 - SE Hereford & Haugh Wood
18/06/2017236SO53 - SE Hereford & Haugh Wood
16/06/2017737SO86 - Droitwich Spa
16/06/2017237SO86 - Droitwich Spa
Further info: Salebriopsis albicilla
 
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