Pyralidae: Acentropinae

06431 Beautiful China-mark Nymphula nitidulata (=stagnata), (Hufnagel, 1767)

BF1350 (ABH63.118)


General Information

The larvae of this species are entirely aquatic.

Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Foodplant(s): bur-reeds (Sparganium spp.), aquatic plants
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Marshes, lakes, rivers, ponds and Fens.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Brown China-mark Elophila nymphaeata
Ringed China-mark Parapoynx stratiotata