Small Rufous Coenobia rufa - Distribution map

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Small Rufous Coenobia rufa

(Haworth, 1809)

Wingspan 22-25 mm.

Locally common in the south of England, and sporadically distributed elsewhere to southern Scotland, the species occupies fens, marshes and bogs.

Only occasionally attracted to light, the flight period is July and August.

The larva overwinters, and feeds within the stems of various rushes (Juncus spp.).
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