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 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Ancylolomia tentaculella | Acentria ephemerella >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
03/06/2024127TG20Poringland
02/06/2024127TG03Sharrington
29/05/2024127TG42Eccles
14/09/2023127TG31Upton
11/09/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
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Wingspan: 22-30 mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Water plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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