|2337x ~ Marbled Minor agg. ~ Oligia sp.|
All three species (Marbled Minor, Rufous Minor and Tawny Marbled Minor) are common/fairly common in the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 23-29mm.
A range of grassy places, woodland and heathland.
Probably Grasses (the foodplant of the Rufous Minor has yet to be discovered, feeds on grasses in captivity).
All overwinter as a larva. Larva Aug-May feed inside stem. All pupate amongst roots of foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 31st May 2010, Llanfyllin