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Middle-barred Minor
Oligia fasciuncula (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2340 / 73.176
Photo © Jim Wheeler

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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Quite variable in ground colour with diagnostic dark central bar edged in white.
Damp grassland, marshes, water meadows, heathland, vegetated shingle, scrub, open woodland.
Widespread.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2020327TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
07/08/2020128TF91 - Dereham
07/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/08/2020227TG14 - Sheringham
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