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Large Wainscot
Rhizedra lutosa (H?bner, 1803)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2375 / 73.134
Photo © Keith Mitchell,  Stoke Goldington 29/10/2022

Similar Upper Thames Species
Bulrush Wainscot
Nonagria typhae
Foodplant:   Common Reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

Quite widespread across the region. Breeds in reedbeds but disperses widely and appears in light traps well away from breeding habitat.

Recorded in 54 (69%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/11/2022123SU59 - Abingdon(E), Didcot(N), Culham
04/11/2022124SP83 - Milton Keynes
01/11/2022124SP60 - Waterperry, Long Crendon
01/11/2022224SP84 - Npt. Pagnell, Stoke Goldington
30/10/2022124SP71 - Westcott, Waddesdon
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