Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2369 (ABH73.136) Bulrush Wainscot Nonagria typhae, (Thunberg, 1784)

KR09859

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Bulrush Wainscot
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire, July 2008
Whitelye Moor, Monmouthshire, July 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, July 2008
Whitelye, Monmouthshire, July 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in a stem of the food plant.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 20-24mm.
Foodplant(s): Reedmace (Typha latifolia), Lesser Reedmace (Typha angustifolia)
Flying: One generation, late July-late September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Fens, marshes, ponds, lakes and ditches.

Regional Information

Recorded in 61 (22.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 June to 20 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 20 August to 20 August

Recorded date range (Pupa): 23 March to 23 March

Similar Species
Scarce Arches Fabula zollikoferi (=Luperina)
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Webb's Wainscot Globia sparganii (=Archanara)
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Large Wainscot Rhizedra lutosa


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Pink, black, yellow, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5