1290 Chilo phragmitella

Overwinters as a larva

Usual larval stage - September to May

Adult forewings - male around 11 to 15mm, female 14 to 20mm. Flies June to Augus

Larval foodplants : In the stems or roots of Common reed (Phragmites spp.) and Reed Sweet-grass (Glycera maxima)

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