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Cataclysta lemnata
Small China-mark (Linnaeus, 1758)
Crambidae: Acentropinae
1354 / 63.116
Photo © John Furse,  Catfield Fen 2/6/17. In grass near car-parking area. ID confirmed by J.Clifton.

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 18-24 mm.
Flight: June and August
Foodplant:   Duckweed.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Coastal and river valleys, Broads.
Distinctive row of blue-centred black dots on the hindwing.
Male slightly smaller and whiter.
Common and widespread in wetland habitats.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020428TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
07/09/2020127TG20 - Norwich
06/09/2020328TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
03/09/2020+28TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
31/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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