Noctuidae : Xyleninae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Small Wainscot
Denticucullus pygmina
Small Dotted Buff
Photedes minima
Small Rufous
Coenobia rufa

(Haworth, 1809) 73.142/2379
Norfolk status
Fens, marshes, heathland and wet meadows.
Flies in the hour before dusk and occasionally comes to light.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2015128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
15/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
03/08/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Jointed Rush, Sharp-flowered Rush and Soft-rush
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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