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Rhodophaea formosa
Beautiful Knot-horn

(Haworth, 1811)1445 / 62.024
=Pempelia formosa

A local species that is spreading.

A species of hedgerows that contain scrubby Elms.

The larvae feed in a web on the upperside of the leaf. Adults come to light.

Recorded in 32 (23%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1952.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 20-23mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Elm
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Pempelia palumbella  |  Dioryctria sylvestrella >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
23/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO73
21/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
14/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
12/07/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
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