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1348 ~ Parapoynx stratiotata ~ Ringed China-mark
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but local throughout Britain as far north as Yorkshire.

Montgomeryshire Status

Few records.

Wingspan :   M. 22-24mm. F. 28-30mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)

Habitat

Still water & slow flowing rivers.

Foodplant

Pondweed spp.

Lifestage data

Aquatic. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva spins leaves together into an open web and feeds within, it makes occasional wriggling movements to aid gas exchange. Pupates in large pinkish subaquatic cocoon attached to a plant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 23rd July 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by DB, 18th July 2014, Middletown