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Haworth's Minor
Celaena haworthii (Curtis, 1829)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2367 / 73.118
Photo © John And Judy Geeson

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Crescent
Helotropha leucostigma
Forewing: 10-14mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Common Cottongrass.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Moorland species, occurring most commonly in northern England.
Very locally recorded at certain Norfolk fens and marshes including several sites in The Broads.

Comes to light at night, males can be seen flying by day on sunny afternoons.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 15 (22%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
July 2014+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
18/06/2014227TG20 - Norwich
22/05/2009 to 23/08/2009427TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
29/07/2008127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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