Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ashwood Nurseries Meadow. Staffordshire. August 6th 2016.

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Helotropha leucostigma

(Hübner, 1808) 2368 / 73.119
=Celaena leucostigma

An uncommon and local species.

Found in fens, on marshy ground and boggy moorland.

Overwinters as an egg and adults visit light and sugar.

Recorded in 44 (31%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1853.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Yellow Iris, Great Fen-sedge
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
26/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
04/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
26/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO96
26/07/20193VC37 - WorcestershireSO94

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