Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Small Dotted Buff
Photedes minima

(Haworth, 1809) 2345 / 73.147

A common resident found across the region.

A species of poorly drained grassland but also in gardens.

Overwinters as a larva and the adults come to light.

Recorded in 99 (71%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-14mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Tufted Hair-grass
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
26/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO24
25/07/20192VC36 - HerefordshireSO34
25/07/2019+VC36 - HerefordshireSO75
24/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO34

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