Crambidae : Schoenobiinae
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Schoenobius gigantella
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Donacaula forficella
Pale Water-veneer

(Thunberg, 1794)1329 / 63.121
Norfolk status
Marshy areas, ditches and fens.
Creates a raft from a leaf and floats to new foodplants when necessary!
Recorded from widespread scattered sites in Norfolk.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
03/09/2020127TG20 - Norwich
21/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
19/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 24-32 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Common reed.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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