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Marbled Minor agg.
Oligia strigilis agg.
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2337x / 73.1731
Photo © Craig Robson,  17/06/2019 - Norwich

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Grasses.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:
Norfolk Status
A complex of three species (Marbled Minor, Rufous Minor and Tawny Marbled Minor), which can only be reliably separated by dissection of the genitalia.

Undetermined specimens should be recorded as Marbled Minor agg.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1965.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
20/08/2021328TF64 - Hunstanton
18/08/2021128TF91 - Dereham
17/08/2021128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
15/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
Further info: Oligia strigilis agg.
 
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