Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Rosy Minor
Litoligia literosa

(Haworth, 1809) 2342 / 73.171
=Mesoligia literosa

Norfolk status
Widespread.
Fens, grassland, open woodland, scrub, heathland, coastal areas and gardens.

Generally greyer than the other similar 'Minors', usually with a rosy or purplish tint.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
28/08/2023127TG42Eccles
25/08/2023127TG42Eccles
23/08/2023427TG42Eccles
22/08/2023527TG42Eccles
22/08/2023127TG13Gresham
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Forewing: 10-13mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult

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