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Hypochalcia ahenella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Dingy Knot-horn
62.0300 (B&F: 1457)


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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident. Generally occurs singly, occasionally sparingly, chiefly on the downs. Thinly distributed in the south of the county, and currently almost completely missing from the north. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to early August, occasionally from late May. The larval foodplant is not known in this country. (Pratt, 2011).

Hypochalcia ahenella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 29 vi 2013
Photo: Mike Snelling
Hypochalcia ahenella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Hollingbury Golf Course, 19 vi 2015
Photo: Gideon Knight
Hypochalcia ahenella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
verified by Mark Parsons
Findon Valley, 20 vi 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling
Hypochalcia ahenella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
verified by Mark Parsons
Findon Valley, 20 vi 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling
Hypochalcia ahenella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 15 vii 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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