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736 (Buff-marked Neb), Monochroa lucidella (Stephens, 1834)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

Signs of only two or three colonies have ever been found in Sussex. First found in July 1955 at Camber Sands. Rediscovered at Camber in late July early August 1962, with no later records from Camber. Single adults at mv light at Icklesham in early July and late August 2009. Larvae feed inside the stems of the introduced common spike rush elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

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Etchingham, 09 vii 2014 Photo: Caroline Moore

Monochroa lucidella (Stephens, 1834)

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