Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Photo © Sue Eyre,  18th July 2011 Barton Turf (confirmed by gen. det.)

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Marbled Minor
Oligia strigilis
Tawny Marbled Minor
Oligia latruncula
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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 27 (39%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1975.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
27/06/2019227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
26/06/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
10/07/2018227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
02/07/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Forewing: 11-12mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Unknown
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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