Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Aug 2008

Similar Norfolk Species
Crescent
Helotropha leucostigma
 
Haworth's Minor
2367 Celaena haworthii
(Curtis, 1829) 73.118
Norfolk status
Rare.
Moorland species, occurring most commonly in northern England.
Very locally recorded at certain Norfolk fens and marshes including several sites in The Broads.

Comes to light at night, males can be seen flying by day on sunny afternoons.

Recorded in 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/06/2014227TG20 - Norwich
22/05/2009 to 23/08/2009427TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
29/07/2008127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
29/07/2008227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
28/07/2008127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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Forewing: 10-14mm.
Season: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Common Cottongrass
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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