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Apomyelois bistriatella
Heath Knot-horn

(Ragonot, 1887)1486 / 62.039

Rare resident on heathland.

In the fungus Daldinia concentrica on dead stems of Ulex europaeus ad Betula spp., with larva feeding from August to May.

Recorded in 5 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1975.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 18-25mm.
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   fungus Daldinia concentrica
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
21/06/20171VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
13/09/20141VC37 - WorcestershireSO76
17/06/20141VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
April 1980+VC37 - WorcestershireSO87 -
1978+VC40 - ShropshireSJ43 -
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