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Fen Wainscot
Arenostola phragmitidis

(Hubner, [1803]) 2377 / 73.137

Flies at dusk and comes readily to light. A species of eastern England that is spreading inland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1955.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: July-August
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/20211VC39 - StaffordshireSK11
24/07/20211VC39 - StaffordshireSK11
17/07/1955+VC40 - ShropshireSJ51

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