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1442 (Heather Knot-horn), Pempelia palumbella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

Resident. In West Sussex the moth is sometimes fairly common at mv light on heaths and amongst deciduous woodland, while in East Sussex sightings are confined to singletons on Ashdown Forest. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of June to early August, occasionally to late August. Larvae are associated with heather. (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 14 vi 2017 Photo: Bob Foreman

Pempelia palumbella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

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