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Chilo phragmitella
Reed Veneer

(Hübner, 1805)1290 / 63.077

Norfolk status
Females paler in colour and generally larger than the males. Both sexes have distinctively long labial palps.

Fairly common in wetland habitats where common-reed grows.

Recorded in 59 (80%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1876.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
02/06/2024127TM18New Buckenham
26/05/2024127TM18New Buckenham
18/05/2024128TF51Walpole Highway
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Wingspan: 24-40 mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Common Reed and Reed Sweet-grass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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