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Monochroa lucidella
Spike-rush Borer

(Stephens, 1834)736 / 35.071
=Buff-marked Neb

Norfolk status
Freshwater situations, fenland, marshes, water-meadows and shallow ponds.
Can be seen flying late afternoon around the foodplant.

Recorded in 33 (45%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Date#VC10kGeneral Area
11/07/2023227TM49Aldeby (Stanley Carrs)
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Wingspan: 12-14 mm
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Common Spike-rush
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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