Cosmopterigidae : Cosmopteriginae
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Limnaecia phragmitella
Bulrush Cosmet

Stainton, 1851898 / 34.004
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Lakes, rivers, streams, Broads and ponds, wherever the foodplant found.

The larvae feed inside the seedheads of bulrush over winter. Detected by the presence of quantities of protruding down.

Recorded in 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
15/08/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
11/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
06/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Wingspan: 16-22mm
Flight: June - Aug.
Foodplant:   Bulrush, Lesser Bulrush
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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