Crambidae: Schoenobiinae

1330 (ABH63.122) Donacaula mucronellus, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR06394

Colonsay, Argyll
Colonsay, Argyll
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Colonsay, Argyll
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information
Wingspan: m22-26mm, f29-35mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Reed (Phragmites australis), Reed Sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima), sedges (Carex spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Fens, coastal fens and river valleys.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

Nationally Scarce B