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 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
04/07/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
29/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
29/06/2024+27TG32Barton Turf
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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
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