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Rush Wainscot
Globia algae (Esper, 1789)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2374 / 73.152
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  29/08/2019 - Peddars Way/Forestry Ride

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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
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 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
25/07/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/10/2018128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
31/08/2016128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
24/08/2012328TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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