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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 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1876.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/20191027TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
20/08/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
04/08/20191027TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
03/08/2019427TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
01/08/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 24-40 mm.
Season: June and July.
Foodplant:   Common Reed and Reed Sweet-grass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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