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Euzophera cinerosella
Wormwood Knot-horn

(Zeller, 1839)1469 / 62.050

A very local and scarce species, chiefly coastal but also of waste ground where the larvae feeds on Wormwood while the adults come to light.

Recorded in 8 (6%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1984.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 23-28 mm.
Flight: May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Wormwood
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
18/06/20141VC40 - ShropshireSO49
07/06/20081VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
02/07/20061VC37 - WorcestershireSO98
15/08/20051VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
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