Nolidae : Nolinae

Photo © Neil Bowman,  Eccles 23/07/13

Similar Norfolk Species
Kent Black Arches
Meganola albula
Least Black Arches
Nola confusalis
Scarce Black Arches
Nola aerugula

(Hübner, 1793) 74.005/2079
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
Former resident in a small area of the Kentish coast.

Almost exclusively recorded at Eccles on Sea, on the east Norfolk coast, where it has been recorded nine times since 1999!
The number of records from this site suggest the species may be breeding locally?

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2013.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/07/2013127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2013127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/07/2009127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
03/07/2009127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
20/07/2006127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 8-9mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Bird's-foot-trefoil and clovers
Nat Status: Immigrant (?)
 Immature Adult
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