Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Aug 2008

Similar Norfolk Species
Helotropha leucostigma
Haworth's Minor
Celaena haworthii

(Curtis, 1829) 73.118/2367
Norfolk status
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 14 (20%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
July 2014+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
18/06/2014227TG20 - Norwich
22/05/2009 to 23/08/2009427TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
29/07/2008127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
29/07/2008227TG30 - 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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