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Monochroa hornigi
Persicaria Borer

Staudinger, 1883740 / 35.077
=Knotweed Neb

Norfolk status
Damp bare ground and in ditches where foodplant found.
First recorded in UK 1963.

First recorded in Norfolk 2004, very few confirmed records.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 7 (9%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
05/07/2024128TM09Great Ellingham
08/07/2023127TG32Irstead / Catfield
29/06/2022127TG31Bure Marshes NNR
25/06/2020127TG20Stoke Holy Cross
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Wingspan: 9-12mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Pale Persicaria.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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