Noctuidae : Xyleninae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Marbled Minor
Oligia strigilis
Tawny Marbled Minor
Oligia latruncula
Rosy Minor
2342 Litoligia literosa
(Haworth, 1809) 73.171
=Mesoligia literosa
Norfolk status
Generally greyer than similar species, with usually a rosy or purplish tint.
Fens, grassland, open woodland, scrub, heathland, coastal areas and gardens.

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
13/08/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
08/08/2014127TG24 - Cromer
07/08/2014228TF60 - Downham/Fincham
07/08/2014128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Forewing: 10-13mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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