Erebidae : Hypenodinae
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Marsh Oblique-barred
Hypenodes humidalis

Doubleday, 1850 2485 / 72.060

A rare and local resident.

A species of boggy moorland, fens, damp grassland, marshes etc.

Little is know about its early stages or its foodplants. Adults fly from late afternoon to dusk and later can visit light in some numbers.

Note can easily be mistaken for a micro such as Eudonia or Scoparia.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 14 (10%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1900.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 6-8mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Unknown
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
04/08/20192VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
12/07/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
29/06/20196VC39 - StaffordshireSK02
29/06/20197VC39 - StaffordshireSK02

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