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Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)

Rosy-striped Knot-horn
62.0210 (B&F: 1441)

Synonym(s):
Oncocera carnella (Linnaeus, 1767)


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

Nationally Scarce B

Nationally Notable Class B. Suspected immigrant and episodic resident. Occurs sparingly at light within ten miles of the coast, although it is sometimes common on shingle beaches. Very irregular in appearance. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early July to the second week of August. Larvae feed in the shoots of birds-foot trefoil. (Pratt, 2011).

Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)
Rye Harbour SWT Reserve, 12 ix 2016
Photo: Chris Bentley
Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)
Findon Valley, 23 viii 2016
Photo: Mike Snelling
Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)
Etchingham, 05 vii 2017
Photo: Caroline Moore
Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)
Henfield, 28 vii 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)
Steyning, 04 vii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis
Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)
Etchingham, 09 vii 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)
Wisborough Green, 07 vii 2018
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Oncocera semirubella (Scopoli, 1763)
Rye Harbour LNR, 17 vii 2006
Photo: Chris Bentley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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