Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Holme NWT 3/8/12

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Marbled Minor
Oligia strigilis
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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.
Widespread.

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

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Forewing: 10-13mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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