|2369 ~ Bulrush Wainscot ~ Nonagria typhae|
An uncommon species that has been recorded from just a few scattered sites throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 40-54mm.
Large Wainscot, Webb's Wainscot.
Wet and boggy places.
Mainly bulrush, but also found on lesser bulrush.
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.
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Photo by PRW, 24th Sept 2011, Commins Coch