Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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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 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2015228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/07/2015227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/07/2015828TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/07/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
23/07/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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