Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Brian Jones,  Burgh St Peter Marshes VC27, 11/8/2011

Similar Norfolk Species
Cloaked Minor
Mesoligia furuncula
Mere Wainscot
Photedes fluxa
Small Wainscot
Denticucullus pygmina

(Haworth, 1809) 73.144/2350
=Chortodes pygmina
Norfolk status
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 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/10/2015227TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
06/10/2015227TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
20/09/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
15/09/2015128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
12/09/2015127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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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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