Main: (Erebidae / Lymantriinae)
72.014 [B&F: 2024] Reed Tussock (Laelia coenosa) (Hübner, [1808])


Extinct in the British Isles, formerly in fens, in Cambridgeshire. Not recorded since 1879. Wingspan 46-50 mm. Larva feeds on Common Reed, Great Fen-sedge and Branched Bur-reed, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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