Pyralidae : Phycitinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  11/07/2015 - Winterton North Dunes - female (wing venation checked)

Similar Norfolk Species
Homoeosoma nebulella
Clouded Knot-horn
Phycitodes saxicola
Lesser Clouded Knot-horn
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Homoeosoma nimbella
Sheep's-bit Knot-horn

(Duponchel, 1836)1482 / 62.056
=Scarce Clouded Knot-horn

Norfolk status
Rare.
Records from Winterton & Caister 1993 to 1999 and Winterton in 2015. Yarmouth North beach in 2016.

[Heckford, R. J. 1998. Notes on the larvae of four species of Microlepidoptera not previously described in the British literature [Glyphipterix thrasonella, Argolamprotes micella, Crambus pascuella, Homoeosoma nimbella]. Entomologistís Gazette 49: 155-160.]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 4 (5%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1914.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

Homoeosoma nebulella | Phycitodes maritima >

Determination
Yarmouth Beach, Norfolk, Leg B Jones, Det J Clifton, Slide 1712
Yarmouth Beach, Norfolk, Leg B Jones, Det J Clifton, Slide 1713
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
03/07/2022127TG42Winterton Dunes
05/07/2019127TG50Great Yarmouth (North Beach)
07/07/2018327TG50Great Yarmouth (North Beach)
29/06/2017127TG50Great Yarmouth (North Beach)
17/06/20172527TG50Great Yarmouth (North Beach)
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Wingspan: 16-21mm
Flight: May to August
Foodplant:   Sheep's-bit (Jasione montana)
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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