Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.236 [B&F: 2253] Black-banded (Polymixis xanthomista) (Hübner, [1819])


Nationally scarce (Na) on rocky coastlines of Scilly, Cornwall, Devon, Pembrokeshire, Man and Co. Cork. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 39-42 mm. Larva feeds on Thrift, over-wintering as an egg.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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