Glyphipterigidae : Glyphipteriginae
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Glyphipterix forsterella
Sedge Fanner

(Fabricius, 1781)394 / 19.006

Uncommon possibly declining resident.
Flies May/June.
Larvae on seedheads of Carex spp. in damp woodland rides, wet commons, and marshes from August to April.

Recorded in 17 (12%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 8-11mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Various sedges
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
16/05/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
02/06/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
01/06/20171VC37 - WorcestershireSO95
13/05/20171VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
07/06/20162VC36 - HerefordshireSO47
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