Crambidae : Acentropinae
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Elophila nymphaeata
Brown China-mark

(Linnaeus, 1758)63.114/1345
=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 2018.
Additional Stats

Ancylolomia tentaculella  |  Acentria ephemerella >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/09/2018128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
17/09/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/09/2018127TG20 - Norwich
17/09/2018227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Wingspan: 22-30 mm.
Season: July and August
Foodplant:   Water plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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