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Middle-barred Minor
Oligia fasciuncula (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2340 / 73.176
Photo © Beth Roberts,  26/06/2012 - Wendling

Similar Norfolk Species
Cloaked Minor
Mesoligia furuncula
Small Dotted Buff
Photedes minima
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.

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
06/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
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