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Phycitodes binaevella (Hübner, [1813])

(Ermine Knot-horn)
62.0580 (B&F: 1483)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident, well distributed in the far east, in coastal districts, and in the far west, but perhaps missing from elsewhere. It usually occurs sparingly, sometimes fairly commonly at mv light, in a wide range of habitats. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to the third week of August, sometimes from early June to late August. The larvae feed in the seed-heads of spear thistle. (Pratt, 2011).

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Steyning, 11 vii 2015 Photo: Olly Ellis

Phycitodes binaevella (Hübner, 1813)

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