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Photo © Dave Appleton,  10/07/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

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Marbled Minor
Oligia strigilis
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Rufous Minor
Oligia versicolor

(Borkhausen, 1792) 2338 / 73.175
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Woodland, heathland, other grassy areas.

One of a complex of three species (Marbled Minor, Rufous Minor and Tawny Marbled Minor), which can only be reliably separated by dissection of the genitalia.

Map shows only confirmed post 2000 records. (pre 2000 data unconfirmed)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 33 (45%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1975.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/06/2022127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
20/08/2021127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
24/07/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
18/07/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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Forewing: 11-12mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Unknown
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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