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.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/07/2019127TG20 - Norwich
23/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/07/2019127TG20 - Norwich
20/07/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Season: July and August.
Foodplant:   Bur-reed and other water plants.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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