2204 Obscure Wainscot (Leucania obsoleta)

Single-brooded, overwinters as a larva

Recorded size of fully grown larvae - 37 to 42mm

Usual larval stage late July to April

Adult forewing - around 15 to 18mm. Flies mid-May to mid-July

Larval foodplants : Common Reed (Phragmites australis)

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