Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Stephen Youngs,  07/08/2014 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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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.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/09/2015+27TG50 - Yarmouth
September 2015+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/08/2015127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
29/08/2015128TL79 - 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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