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73.151 ~ 2373 ~ Webb's Wainscot ~ Globia sparganii
UK Status

Resident. National Scarce B. S,SE,SW.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2015 at Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve in the west of the county. This was only the second record in north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F, 36-47mm.

Confusion species

Rush Wainscot and Bulrush Wainscot.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Reedbeds, fens, marshes, riversides, marshes and margins to ponds and lakes.


Bulrush, lesser bulrush, yellow iris, common club-rush and branched bur-reed.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a egg attached to a leaf: Larva, may to mid August: Pupates in stem, particularly of bulrush.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 17th Aug 2015, Cors Dyfi