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Moitrelia obductella (Zeller, 1839)

Kent Knot-horn
62.0130 (B&F: 1444)
Previously:Pempelia obductella (Zeller, 1839)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Pyraloidea
    »Family: Pyralidae
      »Subfamily: Phycitinae
        »Tribe: Phycitini


Resident. Adults usually occur singly at mv light, although they are occasionally fairly common by day, while larvae are sometimes much more numerous.. Only ever authoritatively discovered on the downs near Lewes. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to early August. Larvae feed on marjoram. (Pratt, 2011).

Pempelia obductella (Zeller, 1839)
Lewes, 20 vii 2010
Photo: Peter Tinning

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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