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Bulrush Wainscot
Nonagria typhae
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Webb's Wainscot
Globia sparganii

(Esper, 1790) 2373 / 73.151
=Archanara sparganii

Davey, P., 2009: A species restricted mainly to the coasts of southern England and East Anglia, the larva feeding on the inner stems of bulrush (Typha spp.), yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus), and branched bur-reed (Sparganium erectum). The species is reputed to always colonise habitat containing common reed (Phragmites australis) although it is apparently never a host plant. In Dorset, the moth is exceedingly local although often common where it occurs. It is headquartered at Studland where it... Read More

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Recorded in 18 (45%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: August - October
Foodplant:   Bulrush and Lesser Bulrush
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/201919SY99 Lytchett Matravers
20/08/201919SY98 Wareham
20/08/201919SY98 Wareham
20/08/201919SY98 Wareham
02/08/2019+9SY98 Wareham

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