Crambidae : Schoenobiinae
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Schoenobius gigantella
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Donacaula forficella
Pale Water-veneer

(Thunberg, 1794)1329 / 63.121

Norfolk status
Marshy areas, ditches and fens.
Creates a raft from a leaf and floats to new foodplants when necessary!
Recorded from widespread scattered sites in Norfolk.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
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Wingspan: 24-32 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Common reed.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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