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Acentria ephemerella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Water Veneer
63.1150 (B&F: 1331)

Synonym(s):
Acentria nivea (Olivier, 1791)


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

Common

A resident species. Often common to very common and occasionally abundant flying over ponds, dykes and lakes. Widespread. This species is single-brooded flying mainly from late May to mid September, occasionally from the second week of May or to the third week of September. Larvae feed on Canadian waterweed, pondweed, stoneworts and filamentous algae. (Pratt, 2011).

Acentria ephemerella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Scotney, 20 vii 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Acentria ephemerella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 12 vii 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Acentria ephemerella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 10 vi 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

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Phenology (adult)

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No larval records

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