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Chilo phragmitella
Reed Veneer

(Hübner, 1805)1290 / 63.077
Norfolk status
Females paler in colour and generally larger than the males. Both sexes have distinctively long labial palps.

Fairly common in wetland habitats where common-reed grows.

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1876.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
11/07/2021428TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
10/07/2021227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/07/2021227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
09/07/2021427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 24-40 mm.
Flight: June and July.
Foodplant:   Common Reed and Reed Sweet-grass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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