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Small Rufous
Coenobia rufa (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2379 / 73.142
Photo © Andy Clements,  01/08/2013 - Great Bircham

Similar Norfolk Species
Small Wainscot
Denticucullus pygmina
Small Dotted Buff
Photedes minima
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Jointed Rush, Sharp-flowered Rush and Soft-rush.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Fens, marshes, heathland and wet meadows.
Flies in the hour before dusk and occasionally comes to light.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
27/08/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/08/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
06/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/08/2019128TF91 - Dereham
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