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 59 (86%) 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
23/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/08/2019127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
28/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
27/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
27/08/2019128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
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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
 Immature Adult
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