Crambidae: Schoenobiinae

1329 (ABH63.121) Donacaula forficella, (Thunberg, 1794)

KR06393

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information
Wingspan: 24-32 mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Reed (Phragmites australis)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Marshy areas, ditches and fens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 63 (23.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 May to 28 September

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