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Homoeosoma sinuella
Twin-barred Knot-horn

(Fabricius, 1794)1481 / 62.054

A local but spreading species. It is a moth of light soils with sparse vegetation like waste ground and embankments where the larvae feed on plantains while the adults come to light.

Recorded in 46 (33%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1949.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 18-23 mm.
Flight: June - August.
Foodplant:   Plantains.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Euzophera cinerosella  |  Homoeosoma nebulella >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/20202VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
17/07/20202VC39 - StaffordshireSJ72
28/06/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
25/06/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
19/06/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
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