Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

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Cloaked Minor
Mesoligia furuncula
Mere Wainscot
Photedes fluxa
 
Small Wainscot
2350 Denticucullus pygmina
(Haworth, 1809) 73.144
=Chortodes pygmina
Norfolk status
Local.
Variable ground colour, with specimens ranging from pale buff to deep reddish-brown.
Marshy areas, wet heathland and other damp localities

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/09/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
25/09/2014227TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/09/2014127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/09/2014327TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
25/09/2014127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Forewing: 10-14mm.
Season: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Sedges and other grasses
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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