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Hampshire and
Isle of Wight Branch

True Lover's Knot - Lycophotia porphyrea

Bradley & Fletcher No.: 2118

The True Loverís Knot is associated with heathland, high moorland and gardens, but is occasionally found away from breeding sites. The larvae feed on Heather and Bell Heather, possibly also Cross-leaved Heather. This moth can be seen visiting flowers in bright sunshine but it also comes to light after dark.

Post-2000 records
Pre-2000 records

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References

More detailed information on this species can be found on the Hantsmoths website.


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