Noctuidae : Xyleninae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Marbled Minor
Oligia strigilis
Tawny Marbled Minor
Oligia latruncula
Rosy Minor
Litoligia literosa

(Haworth, 1809) 73.171/2342
=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 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 10-13mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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