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Arenostola phragmitidis (Hübner, [1803])

Fen Wainscot
73.1370 (B&F: 2377)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Xyleninae
        »Tribe: Apameini

A resident species usually occurring sparingly, but sometimes commonly, at mv light in reed-beds. Well distributed along the coast from Pevensey to the River Rother and on Selsey Peninsula. Single-brooded flying mainly from second week of July to late August. Larvae feed on common reed. (Pratt, 2011)

Arenostola phragmitidis (Hübner, 1803)
Eastbourne, 29 vii 2019
Photo: Dennis Chanter
Arenostola phragmitidis (Hübner, 1803)
Mill Hill, 27 vii 2009
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Arenostola phragmitidis (Hübner, 1803)
Pagham Harbour, vii 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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