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Fen Wainscot
Arenostola phragmitidis

(Hübner, 1803) 2377 / 73.137

Norfolk status
Common.
Distinctively plain-looking species with creamy forewings, darker towards the termen.
Reed-beds, although has a tendency to wander.
Widespread in suitable habitats.

English name not to be confused with the rare - Fenn's Wainscot.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
16/07/2024127TG42Eccles
16/07/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
16/07/2024127TG31Upton
10/07/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
10/07/2024127TG31Upton
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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