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Homoeosoma sinuella (Fabricius, 1794)

(Twin-barred Knot-horn)
62.0540 (B&F: 1481)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident that is very local and irregular in appearance. It generally occurs singly, sometimes sparingly or fairly commonly, on the Downs, among sand-dunes and on vegetated shingle beaches. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to the third week of August, occasionally from late May and sometimes to early September. The larvae feed on the roots of ribwort plantain. (Pratt, 2011).

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Etchingham, 06 viii 2015 Photo: Caroline Moore

Homoeosoma sinuella (Fabricius, 1794)

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