Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Bactra furfurana
Mottled Marble
Bactra lacteana
Scarce Sedge Marble
Approx Length (c. 10mm) Wingspan (11-20 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
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Bactra lancealana
Rush Marble

(Hübner, 1799)1111 / 49.194
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Easily confused with other Bactra species.
Distinguished from B. furfurana by the crescent-shaped discocellular mark and the absence of a basal patch on the forewing. Unicolorous specimens can only be separated by examination of the genitalia.

Please note: Bactra lacteana
Discovered in Britain 1996. Specimens of Bactra lancealana showing two short blackish sub-apical streaks should be checked by reference to the genitalic structure.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Bactra lancealana showing crescent-shaped discocellular mark
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/08/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
13/08/2019128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
03/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
29/07/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Wingspan: 11-20 mm.
Season: Two Generations. Jun - Oct.
Foodplant:   Various rushes.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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