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Oligia fasciuncula (Haworth, 1809)

Middle-barred Minor
73.1760 (B&F: 2340)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Xyleninae
        »Tribe: Apameini

Resident. The moth usually occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, especially along the coast, and it is sometimes locally common at Rogate and Peacehaven. Well distributed. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to mid August, occasionally to the third week of August. The larval foodplants have not been determined in Sussex but various unidentified grasses have been mentioned elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011)

Oligia fasciuncula (Haworth, 1809)
Crowborough, 28 v 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Oligia fasciuncula (Haworth, 1809)
Crowborough, 27 v 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Oligia fasciuncula (Haworth, 1809)
Warnham LNR, 21 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Oligia fasciuncula (Haworth, 1809)
Pagham Harbour, vi 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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