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Elophila nymphaeata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Brown China-mark
63.1140 (B&F: 1345)

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


A resident species often fairly common to common during the evening near ponds and dykes, with smaller numbers occurring in other habitats and at mv light. Widespread. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to mid September, sometimes from late May or to late September. Larvae feed on unspecified "aquatic plants". (Pratt, 2011).

Elophila nymphaeata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Henfield, 06 viii 2020
Photo: Paula Blake
Elophila nymphaeata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lindfield, 23 viii 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Elophila nymphaeata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Warnham LNR, 20 vi 2006
Photo: Sam Bayley
Elophila nymphaeata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ripe, 20 viii 2005
Photo: Michael Blencowe

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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