Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Small Wainscot
Denticucullus pygmina
Concolorous
Photedes extrema
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Mere Wainscot
Photedes fluxa

(Hübner, 1809) 73.145/2349
=Chortodes fluxa
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Open areas in woodland, fens, marshes, reed-beds and ditch-banks.

Variable ground colour, but usually displaying distinctively darker veins on the forewing.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2017.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2017128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
14/08/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/08/2017128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
25/07/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2017127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Wood Small-reed
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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