Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2373 (ABH73.151) Webb's Wainscot Globia sparganii (=Archanara), (Esper, 1789)

KR09867

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Pupates in a stem of the food plant.

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

Forewing length: 15-18mm.
Foodplant(s): Reedmace (Typha latifolia), Lesser Reedmace (Typha angustifolia), Yellow Iris (Iris pseudacorus), Common Club-rush (Schoenoplectus lacustris), Branched Bur-reed (Sparganium emersum)
Flying: One generation, August-early October
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Fens, marshes, ditches, ponds and other areas with the foodplant.

Regional Information

Recorded in 32 (11.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 15 July to 04 October

Similar Species
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Bulrush Wainscot Nonagria typhae
Rush Wainscot Archanara algae

Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Glossy
Colours:
Green, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5