Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  21/07/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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Cloaked Minor
Mesoligia furuncula

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.172/2341
Norfolk status
A very variable species with a wide range of colour forms and patterns.
Fens, grassland, open woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens.
Widespread.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/08/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/08/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
23/08/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/08/2016228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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