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2337 ~ Marbled Minor ~ Oligia strigilis
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 24-29mm.

Confusion species

Rufous Minor and Tawny Marbled Minor.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

A wide range of grassy places up to a mid altitude.

Foodplant

Grasses.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva August-May, feeding inside the stem. Pupates amongst the roots of the foodplant.
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