1329 Donacaula forficella

Single-brooded, probably overwinters as an egg

Recorded larval stage May to June

Adult forewing - around 11 to 14mm. Flies July to Septembert

Larval foodplants : In rolled shoots of Common Reed (Phragmites australis), Reed Sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima) and sedges (Carex spp.)

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