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Bactra lancealana (Hübner, [1799])

Rush Marble
49.1940 (B&F: 1111)

Bactra lanceolana (Hübner, [1825])

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Bactrini


A resident that is fairly common in a few places. The moth occurs singly or sparingly to mv light in both vice-counties. It is double-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of May to early July and again from late July to mid September. The larvae feed inside the stems of compact rush. (Pratt, 2011).

Bactra lancealana (Hübner, 1799)
Rowland Wood, 27 vi 2013
Photo: Bob Foreman
Bactra lancealana (Hübner, 1799)
Etchingham, 01 vi 2013
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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