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Euzophera pinguis
Ash-bark Knot-horn

(Haworth, 1811)1470 / 62.048

A once scarce species that has spread rapidly to become quite common.

It is a species of woodland and hedgerows where Ash grows. The larvae feed in galleries within the bark while the adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 91 (65%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 23-28 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Ash.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO94
02/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
02/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
28/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91
27/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
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