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Rush Wainscot
Globia algae (Esper, 1789)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2374 / 73.152
Photo © Martin Hosier,  15/08/2021 - Abergavenny Farm

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Webb's Wainscot
Globia sparganii
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Bulrush and Lesser Bulrush.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Found at stands of emergent plants at the edges of broads, lakes and gravel-pits.
Recorded at a handful of Norfolk sites, mostly Broads and in Breckland wetlands (near Brandon).
Recent records at Blakeney Point NNR 2004, and at a Breckland stronghold from 2008.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 23 (31%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
04/09/2023328TL99Hockham Heath / Cranberry Rough
19/08/2023428TL99Stow Bedon
12/08/2023128TF70Cockley Cley
08/08/2020128TF92North Elmham
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