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744a (Coast Neb), Monochroa moyses Uffen, 1991

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National Status: Nationally Scarce A

First Sussex encounter with this Nationally Notable insect concerns larvae found at Southbourne near Chichester on 26th August and 9th September 1989 by J. R. Langmaid. A few larvae found in September 1990 and many in September 1994. Tenanted mines found on Thorney island in October 1997. No further records have been made in the county. In other counties species is single-brooded, flying during June and July, and larvae feed on sea club-rush. (Pratt, 2011).

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