Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2371 (ABH73.141) Brown-veined Wainscot Archanara dissoluta, (Treitschke, 1825)

KR09866

Hemingford Grey, 1st August 2013. Light trap.
Hemingford Grey, 1st August 2013. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey, 1st August 2013. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Hemingford Grey, 1st August 2013. Light trap.
Hemingford Grey, 1st August 2013. Light trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in the stem of the food plant.

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

Forewing length: 12-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Reed (Phragmites australis)
Flying: One generation, late July-early September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Reedbeds and reed ditches.

Regional Information

Recorded in 28 (10.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 July to 29 September

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Twin-spotted Wainscot Lenisa geminipuncta (=Archanara)
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Silky Wainscot Chilodes maritimus

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