Glyphipterigidae : Orthteliinae
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Orthotelia sparganella
Reed Smudge

(Thunberg, 1788)19.001/470
Norfolk status
wet localities such as ponds and Broads where foodplant found.

Recorded in 24 (35%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/08/2016128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
26/07/2016128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
08/08/2015127TG33 - Bacton
06/08/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
27/07/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Wingspan: 18-28mm
Season: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Bur-reed, Reed Sweet-grass
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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