Crambidae : Schoenobiinae
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Schoenobius gigantella
Giant Water-veneer

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)1328 / 63.120
Norfolk status
Sexually dimorphic, the females being generally much larger and plainer in appearance than the males.

Fairly common in the Broads, the Fens and in coastal reedbeds.

Recorded in 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
31/07/2020327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
30/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 25-46 mm.
Flight: July - August.
Foodplant:   Common Reed and Reed Sweet-grass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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