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62.054 (BF1481)

Twin-barred Knot-horn   

Homoeosoma sinuella
Adult: 2


A beige moth with distinctive dark bands.

Recording Method

Attracted to light. Often disturbed in the field.

Flight period


Larval foodplant

Roots of plantains.


Dry habits such as dunes, wasteground and shingle.


Recorded in Dumfries and Galloway for the first time in Kirkcudbrightshire at Rascarrel Bay on 03/07/2023. Recorded in Wigtownshire at the Isle of Whithorn on 03/06/2023. Not recorded in Dumfriesshire.

3 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018 2015

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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