Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Photo © Oliver Wadsworth,  Trench Wood. VC37. 07/07/2007

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Mere Wainscot
Photedes fluxa

(Hübner, 1809) 2349 / 73.145
=Chortodes fluxa

A very local resident in Trench Wood, Worcestershire.

A species of ancient woodland on poorly drained soils.

Overwinters as a part-grown larva, the adults flying from dusk and sometimes coming to light and to sugar.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1945.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-15mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Wood Small-reed
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
12/07/20194VC37 - WorcestershireSO95
16/07/20154VC37 - WorcestershireSO95
11/07/20091VC37 - WorcestershireSO95
11/07/20092VC37 - WorcestershireSO95
11/07/20091VC37 - WorcestershireSO95

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