1328 Schoenobius gigantella

Overwintering stage uncertain possibly as an egg

Usual larval stage - May to June

Adult forewing - male around 11.5 to 14mm, female around 19 to 21mm. Flies June to early September

Larval foodplants : Larvae feed internally on the stems of common reed (Phragmites australis) and reed sweet-grass (Glyceria maxima).

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