Crambidae : Acentropinae
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Elophila nymphaeata
Brown China-mark

(Linnaeus, 1758)1345 / 63.114
=Nymphula nymphaeata
Norfolk status
Variable ground colour from tan to dark chocolate.

Common and widespread even recorded from woodland and gardens.
'China-marks' are unusual in that their larvae are entirely aquatic, Brown China-mark larvae inhabiting a floating leaf case.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/10/2019327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/09/2019+27TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
11/09/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
31/08/2019227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
30/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Wingspan: 22-30 mm.
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Water plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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