Nymphula nitidulata (Hufnagel, 1767)
63.1180 (B&F: 1350)
Previously:Nymphula stagnata (Donovan, 1806)
Nymphula stagnata (Donovan, 1806)
A resident species often fairly common near ponds, lakes and dykes. Widespread in the extreme east and west of the county but completely unknown in central Sussex. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to late August, occasionally to early September. Larvae feed on bur-reed and yellow water-lily. (Pratt, 2011).