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True Lover's Knot
Lycophotia porphyrea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2118 / 73.338

Norfolk status
A small but attractive moth.
Moorland and heathland species but may wander to neighbouring habitats.

Comes to light at night, also active by day visiting and feeding at Heather flowers.

Recorded in 60 (81%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
02/06/2024228TF62Sandringham
01/06/2024+27TG11Horsford
23/08/2023228TF62Dersingham Bog
23/08/2023128TF62Dersingham Bog
23/08/2023328TF62Sandringham
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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Heather and Bell Heather
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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