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Cosmopterigidae

898 (Bulrush Cosmet), Limnaecia phragmitella Stainton, 1851

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in both vice-counties; often common at Filsham and Walberton. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to late August. Larvae feed on reed mace. (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 21 vii 2009 Photo: Bob Foreman

Limnaecia phragmitella Stainton, 1851

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