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73.147 [B&F: 2345] Small Dotted Buff (Photedes minima) (Haworth, 1809)

 

Common in damp grassland, woodland rides, marshes, river-banks and other damp areas throughout the British Isles; reasonably well distributed and common throughout Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan male 25-30 mm, female 20-24 mm. Small size and relatively plain appearance may admit confusion with faded examples of similar sized moths. Larva feeds on Tufted Hair-grass.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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