Crambidae : Acentropinae
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Photo © John Furse,  Catfield Fen 2/6/17. In grass near car-parking area. ID confirmed by J.Clifton.

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Cataclysta lemnata
Small China-mark

(Linnaeus, 1758)1354 / 63.116

Norfolk status
Coastal and river valleys, Broads.
Distinctive row of blue-centred black dots on the hindwing.
Male slightly smaller and whiter.
Common and widespread in wetland habitats.

Recorded in 66 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
03/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
03/06/2024128TM09Great Ellingham
01/06/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
29/05/2024127TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
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Wingspan: 18-24 mm.
Flight: June and August
Foodplant:   Duckweed.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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