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73.136 ~ 2369 ~ Bulrush Wainscot ~ Nonagria typhae
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

An fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded from scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 40-54mm.

Confusion species

Large Wainscot, Webb's Wainscot.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Wet and boggy places.


Mainly bulrush, but also found on lesser bulrush.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg. Larva April-early August, feeding at first on the upper parts of the stem and moving down it as it grows. Pupates in the foodplant or a dead stem.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 24th Sept 2011, Commins Coch