Glyphipterigidae: Orthoteliinae

0470 (ABH19.001) Orthotelia sparganella, (Thunberg, 1788)

KR01576

Earith
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 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
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 Photo © David Griffiths
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General Information

The larvae feed in the stems of the food plant.


Wingspan: 18-28mm
Foodplant(s): bur-reeds (Sparganium spp.), Reed Sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Ponds and wet areas where the foodplant is found.

Regional Information

Recorded in 20 (7.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 July to 22 August


Local