Crambidae : Acentropinae
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Elophila nymphaeata
Brown China-mark

(Linnaeus, 1758)1345 / 63.114
=Nymphula nymphaeata
Norfolk status
Variable ground colour from tan to dark chocolate.

Common and widespread even recorded from woodland and gardens.
'China-marks' are unusual in that their larvae are entirely aquatic, Brown China-mark larvae inhabiting a floating leaf case.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Ancylolomia tentaculella  |  Acentria ephemerella >

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
25/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/07/2021127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
21/07/2021128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
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Wingspan: 22-30 mm.
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Water plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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