Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.139 [B&F: 2370] Twin-spotted Wainscot (Lenisa geminipuncta) (Haworth, 1809)

 

Notes: Local in reed-beds, marshes, fens and gardens throughout much of southern and eastern England, generally most frequent by the coast. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight locally abundant in reed-beds, especially those along the coast at Keyhaven, Lower Test and Titchfield Haven, and extending inland along the valleys of the Avon, Test and Itchen. Wingspan 28-37 mm. Characterised by the narrow reniform stigma, with a small white dot in each half, or sometimes only in dorsal half, and minute orbicular stigma (MBGBI Vol 10). Larva feeds on Common Reed, over-wintering as an egg.

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