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Kent Moth Group


Ancylosis convexella

Sophie’s Knot-horn

Family: Pyralidae

RES: 62.0525 B&F:

Reported new to the British fauna from Lyminge in Kent, 29th October 2022.  Specimen taken by Sophie and Tony King. 

Identification confirmed by dissection.

© Dave Shenton

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Distribution in Kent

The map below shows the distribution of records of Ancylosis convexella (Sophie’s Knot-horn) within Kent. Use the control below to show data for a certain time period. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Click here for more information on how to submit data.

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The graph below shows at which time of the year Ancylosis convexella (Sophie’s Knot-horn) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each period of the year, and use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

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Photo Gallery

Below is a gallery of Ancylosis convexella (Sophie’s Knot-horn) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records submitted Ancylosis convexella (Sophie’s Knot-horn) to the Kent database has varied since 1950. Hover over the graph to see exact figures for each year, and use the control below to filter by a certain VC.

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External Links

More information about Ancylosis convexella (Sophie’s Knot-horn) can be seen on the external pages listed below: