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Small Black Arches
Meganola strigula ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Nolidae: Nolinae
2075 / 74.001
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species
Least Black Arches
Nola confusalis
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate oak.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
No Norfolk records.

Very local and decreasing in southern England.

Added to the Norfolk list in error by C.G. Barrett in 1873. Record taken from the 1834 Sketch of the Natural History of Yarmouth by C. J and J. Paget in which it is listed as:
Nola Strigulalis - trunks of trees on the Quay; rare.
According to the Stephens catalogue of 1829, this translates as Least Black Arches. [JW]

Verification Grade Comment: No confirmed Norfolk records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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