|2379 ~ Small Rufous ~ Coenobia rufa|
Resident. Local S,C,(N).
A very local and fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded in a central band across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 22-25mm.
Wet and boggy places, breeding in the dryer parts.
Jointed rush, sharp-flowered rush and soft-rush.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva September-May, feeding inside stems. Pupates amongst the old stems of the foodplant.
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Photo by JBK, 18th Aug 2006, Cors Dyfi
Photo by DB, 15th July 2013, Middletown