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Assara terebrella
Dark Spruce Knot-horn

(Zincken, 1818)1461 / 62.047
Norfolk status
A rather rare and local species, occurring in Spruce plantations mainly in the south of England and East Anglia, with records from Cornwall to Norfolk. Also found in Cardiganshire and
Montgomeryshire in Wales.

Records from Lynford (Goff, 2005) and Dersingham (Drewitt, 2005 - 2011).
New VC27 record at Barnham Broom in 2012 (Geeson, 15/07/12).

Recorded in 22 (32%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
14/08/2020127TG33 - Bacton
11/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
11/08/2020128TF80 - Swaffham
31/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 22-25mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Norway Spruce
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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