Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Small Dotted Buff
Photedes minima

(Haworth, 1809) 2345 / 73.147

General comments:
Widespread but somewhat local resident.

Damp habitats, especially woodlands but also more open habitats such as marshes and river banks, support this species, which is probably under-recorded in the county to some degree. Males are often encountered before dark whilst setting up the lights, in many cases disturbed by the activities of the moth enthusiast.

Recorded in 33 (80%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/2023120TL30 - Hoddesdon / Cheshunt
07/07/2023220TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
02/07/2023220TL31 - Hertford
30/06/2023120SP91 - Tring
29/06/2023120TL31 - Hertford
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Forewing: 11-14mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Tufted Hair-grass
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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