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

(Hübner, 1809) 2349 / 73.145
=Chortodes fluxa

Norfolk status
Local.
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 47 (64%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
08/07/2024128TF63Snettisham
06/07/2024128TF63Snettisham
04/07/2024128TF63Snettisham
29/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
24/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
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Forewing: 12-15mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Wood Small-reed
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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