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Twin-spotted Wainscot
Lenisa geminipuncta (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2370 / 73.139
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Westcott 2019

Similar Upper Thames Species
Brown-veined Wainscot
Archanara dissoluta
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Local in the region, predominantly in low-lying areas, in wetlands including small areas and ditches.

Recorded in 36 (46%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/2022124SP84 - Npt. Pagnell, Stoke Goldington
29/07/2022122SU97 - Slough (S), Windsor
21/07/2022122SU66 - Burghfield Common / Mortimer
18/07/2022124SU89 - High Wycombe
28/08/2021122SU39 - Stanford in the Vale
Further info: Lenisa geminipuncta
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