34.004 .... B&F 0898
Limnaecia phragmitella (Stainton, 1851)
Status .....Larvae easily found in previous year's Bulrush heads early in the year. Only two Sherwood Forest NNR records, where it occurs as a rare wanderer, as it does at any site, even well away from water.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010
Adult reared ex-larva, photographed at Eakring Flash May 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Limnaecia phragmitella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Lound Moth Group. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Cadman. Martin Gray. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Ian Ellis.

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Updated January 2021

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