Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Thornham July 2011

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Cloaked Minor
2341 Mesoligia furuncula
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.172
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 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/09/2014128TF91 - Dereham
28/08/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/08/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
22/08/2014128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
15/08/2014+28TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Season: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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