|1348 ~ Parapoynx stratiotata ~ Ringed China-mark|
Resident. Widespread but local throughout Britain as far north as Yorkshire.
Wingspan : M. 22-24mm. F. 28-30mm.
time & Voltinity
Still water & slow flowing rivers.
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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Photo by PRW, 23rd July 2009, Commins Coch
Photo by DB, 18th July 2014, Middletown