Crambidae : Acentropinae
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Nymphula nitidulata
Beautiful China-mark

(Donovan, 1806)1350 / 63.118
=Nymphula stagnata

Norfolk status
Very distinctive and beautiful Pyralid.
Marshes, lakes, rivers, ponds and Fens. 'China-marks' are unusual in that their larvae are entirely aquatic.
Fairly common and scattered.

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

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
03/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
02/06/2024127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
15/09/2023128TF92North Elmham
14/09/2023128TF92North Elmham
11/09/2023127TG10Bowthorpe / Earlham
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: July and August.
Foodplant:   Bur-reed and other water plants.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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