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Cataclysta lemnata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Small China-mark
63.1160 (B&F: 1354)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species often common to very common near ditches, ponds, lakes and dykes. Well distributed within a few miles of the East Sussex coast but less so elsewhere. Extremely local in high numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of May to mid September, sometimes to late September. Larvae feed on duckweed and frog-bit. (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 3 viii 2009 Photo: Bob Foreman

Cataclysta lemnata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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