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Calamotropha paludella (Hübner, [1824])

Bullrush Veneer
63.0790 (B&F: 1292)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Pyraloidea
    »Family: Crambidae
      »Subfamily: Crambinae
        »Tribe: Endotrichini


A Nationally Notable B moth that is widespread, but only patchily distributed. It generally occurs singly or sparingly at mv light, but is occasionally fairly common to common near reedy dykes and marshland. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from the third week of June to the second week of September. The larvae has been associated with reed mace. (Pratt, 2011).

Calamotropha paludella (Hübner, 1824)
Worthing, 24 vi 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Calamotropha paludella (Hübner, 1824)
Steyning, 04 vii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis
Calamotropha paludella (Hübner, 1824)
Ringmer, 18 vii 2020
Photo: Bob Eade
Calamotropha paludella (Hübner, 1824)
Warnham LNR, 23 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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