Pyralidae : Phycitinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex larva, Kingsford Country Park, Worcestershire. June 15th 2018.

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Acrobasis consociella
Broad-barred Knot-horn

(Hübner, 1813)1437 / 62.038

A fairly common species of oakwoods, parkland, gardens and hedgerows.

Hides by day in amongst oak leaves and falls to the ground if disturbed. Comes to light.

Recorded in 62 (44%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1875.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 19-22 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO77 -
17/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
11/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
29/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
26/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
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