Epiblema cirsiana

Knapweed Root-borer


Species Codes

B&F 1184a RES 49.286

Other Names

Knapweed Bell

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Record Verification

Grade 2 adults can be confused with other species, so good quality photographs or possibly a specimen will be required if the recorder is not familiar with the species.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Epiblema cirsiana (Knapweed Bell) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Epiblema cirsiana (Knapweed Bell) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of Epiblema cirsiana (Knapweed Bell) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Epiblema cirsiana (Knapweed Bell) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email mothsinkent@gmail.com. Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

External Links

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