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Rush Wainscot
Globia algae (Esper, 1789)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2374 / 73.152
Photo © Matthew Blissett,  31/08/2017 - East Wretham Heath, NNT Reserve.

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Webb's Wainscot
Globia sparganii
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Bulrush and Lesser Bulrush.
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Found at stands of emergent plants at the edges of broads, lakes and gravel-pits.
Recorded at a handful of Norfolk sites, mostly Broads and in Breckland wetlands (near Brandon).
Recent records at Blakeney Point NNR 2004, and at a Breckland stronghold from 2008 to 2012.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
08/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
26/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
29/08/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
25/07/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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