Pyralidae : Phycitinae
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Elegia similella
White-barred Knot-horn

(Zincken, 1818)1449 / 62.010

Rare, probable migrant, with just one record from Norchard, Worcestershire in 2018.

Quercus spp., with larva feeding July to October in a web of silk on the leaves.

Comes to light.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2018.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 20 mm
Flight: Spring, Early Summer
Foodplant:   Oak
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
27/05/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
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