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Glyphipterigidae

394 (Sedge Fanner), Glyphipterix forsterella (Fabricius, 1781)

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National Status: Local

A resident Nationally Notable species. Sometimes common by day in a few wild places in East Sussex; presumed extinct in West Sussex since its last listing in 1891/1905. Single-brooded, flying mainly during May and June, although this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. Larvae feed in the fruiting spikes of sedges. (Pratt, 2011).

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Rowland Wood, 17 v 2014 Photo: Bob Foreman

Glyphipterix forsterella (Fabricius, 1781)

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Distribution map for Glyphipterix forsterella

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Phenology chart for Glyphipterix forsterella

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