Glyphipterigidae : Orthteliinae
Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Hickling NNR, July 2010

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

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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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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