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Large Wainscot
Rhizedra lutosa

(Hübner, 1803) 2375 / 73.134

An uncommon resident and migrant.

Found in reedbeds and reedy ditches.

Overwinters as an egg and adults come to light, sometimes far from breeding sites.

Recorded in 54 (39%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1908.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-23mm
Flight: August - October
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
24/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
23/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
14/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO32
04/10/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
03/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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