Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Brecks, Norfolk. August 2012

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Webb's Wainscot
Globia sparganii
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Rush Wainscot
Globia algae

(Esper, 1789) 2374 / 73.152
=Archanara algae

Morley's Final Catalogue: N. cannae, is surely no more than overlooked by us; it is in the fens of both Norfolk and Cambs.

Recent Suffolk Status: Very rare, few Suffolk records. First seen in the county in 1985 at Nowton (R. Eley), with the last record by the same recorder at the same site in 2008. Local populations occur in the Norfolk Breckland.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Webb's wainscot has the row of black spots along the edge of the wing.

Habitat: Pond edges in the Norfolk Brecks.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1985.
Last Recorded in 2008.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2008+26TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
15/08/2003+25TM57 - Southwold
1987+26TL88 - Thetford
1987+26TL88 - Thetford
1985+26TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Bulrush and Lesser Bulrush
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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