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 101 (72%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-14mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Tufted Hair-grass
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ71
30/07/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO58
28/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
27/07/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
26/07/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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