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Cloaked Minor
Mesoligia furuncula

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2341 / 73.172
Photo © Alan Draper,  SE361509Spofforth, VC64

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Yorkshire Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread, but only recorded commonly at one locality in South Yorkshire. It was suggested in the last list (YNU, 1970) that this was primarily a coastal species. There does not appear to be any evidence to support that view.

2012 (CHF): An extremely variable species. Widespread in small numbers across the county and commonest in coastal areas, particularly at Spurn. 55% of our records are from the Spurn area, but it seems to be less common here than it was in the 1990s.

Recorded in 130 (65%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/09/2023261TA26 - Flamborough Head (South)
08/09/2023163SE03 - Haworth
01/09/2023164SE44 - Wetherby / Tadcaster
28/08/2023161SE92 - Swanland
23/08/2023163SE40 - Goldthorpe
  Immature   Adult   [Show Flight Weeks]
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