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Apomyelois bistriatella (Hulst, 1887)

Heath Knot-horn
62.0390 (B&F: 1486)

Synonym(s):
Apomyelois subcognata (Ragonot, 1887)
Apomyelois neophanes (Durrant, 1915)


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

Nationally Scarce B

A probable resident and Nationally Notable Class B moth. It is scarce and irregular in appearance throughout the county. There have only been eight records since the 1980's. It is probably single-brooded, flying from early June to the second week of September. In other counties the larvae feed on fungi growing on burnt gorse or birch. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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