1470 Ash-bark Knot-Horn Euzophera pinguis ABH 62.048
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Moths Pyralidae » Phycitinae
Wingspan 23-28 mm
Phenology July and August
Description The easily recognised zigzag lines and bands of dark and pale colour make this species easy to identify.
Habitat Local species, mainly in the southern half of Britain, among ash (Fraxinus), the foodplant. Larvae burrow into ash tree , bark and can eventually kill the tree if present in numbers.