The Moths of Suffolk
2376 Blair's Wainscot, Sedina buettneri, (Hering, 1858)

National Status : RDB

Local Status : Very rare migrant (SMP Status 4)

Flight Period : As a resident single-brooded - late September to mid-October

Larval foodplants : Lesser Pond-sedge

Records : Rendham (M Deans, 23.ix.2006), Dunwich (D Brown, 16.x.2007)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as a Suffolk species

Wingspan details : Forewing 12-14mm, Wingspan 28-34mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultLarge Wainscot, Rhizedra lutosa

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First County record - Rendham, Suffolk (23.ix.2006) © Matthew Deans

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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The first County record - Rendham, Suffolk (23.ix.2006) © Matthew Deans