Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.118 [B&F: 2367] Haworth's Minor (Celaena haworthii) (Curtis, 1829)

 

Local in bogs, moorland, fens and marshes throughout much of northern England and Scotland, with scattered populations in the Midlands, Exmoor, Dartmoor, Hampshire and East Anglia, a species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. In Hampshire frequent in the Itchen valley above Winchester, straying into the south of the county, and occasionally recorded in the Test valley north of Stockbridge. There is one old record for the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 25-30 mm. Larva feeds on Cotton-sedge, over-wintering as an egg. The larval foodplant in Hampshire is unknown.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Sandown (SZ58)2816oneTaylor, JAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Winchester (SU43)1979oneSterling, DHAdult
Emer Bog NR (SU32)1979oneSterling, DHAdult
Winchester (SU42)1980-Anon-
(SU42)1981-Not known-
(SU43)1981-Not known-
(SU43)1981-Not known-
(SU32)1981-Not known-
(SU42)1981-Not known-
Emer Bog NR (SU32)30-Jul-1983oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHAdult
Winchester (SU42)1984-Anon-
Winchester (SU42)04-Aug-2000oneWalker, Tim Adult
Winchester (SU42)05-Aug-2000oneWalker, Tim Adult
Romsey (SU32)14-Aug-2004oneBaker, MJAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
(SU53)1951-Not known-
(SU43)1951-Not known-
(SU53)1951-Not known-
(SU43)1951-Not known-
(SU73)1951-Not known-
(SU53)1951-Not known-
(SU54)1951-Not known-
Leckford (SU33)1978-Sterling, DH-
Kings Worthy (SU43)1979oneSterling, DHAdult
(SU43)1981-Not known-
(SU43)1981-Not known-
(SU43)1981-Not known-
(SU33)1981-Not known-
(SU42)1981-Not known-
Winnall Moors NR, Winchester (SU42)25-Jul-1987-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PH; Palmer, RMAdult
Winnall Moors NR, Winchester (SU42)13-Aug-1988-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PH; Goater, BAdult
Winnall Moors NR, Winchester (SU42)05-Aug-1989-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHAdult
Northwood (SU43)14-Jul-1999oneBell, RAAdult
Winnall Moors NR, Winchester (SU43)11-Aug-2001oneDobson, Tony -
Martyr Worthy (SU53)03-Jul-2004twoTrasenster, Mark Adult
Ovington Mill (SU53)27-Aug-2006oneNorriss, TJ; Clarke, S; Owen, D et alAdult
Ovington Mill (SU53)14-Jul-2007fiveNorriss, TJ; Wall, MJ; Cross, ACAdult
Leckford Estate (SU33)25-Jul-2008oneEvans, GlynneAdult
Winnall Moors NR, Winchester (SU43)30-Jul-2008oneDobson, Tony Adult
Winnall Moors NR, Winchester (SU43)10-Jul-2009oneDobson, AH; Edmunds, RDAdult
Chilbolton (SU33)27-Jul-2015oneEvans, GlynneAdult

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