2369 Bulrush Wainscot Nonagria typhae
(Thunberg, 1784)Wingspan 45-50 mm.
Relatively common in suitable habitat throughout much of the British Isles, this is a large distinctive species, with a wingspan of up to 54mm.
Flying from July to September, it occupies a range of damp or marshy habitats, but is sometimes found wandering away from these areas.
The larvae feed on the stems of reedmace (Typha latifolia) and lesser reedmace (T. angustifolia).