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2339 ~ Tawny Marbled Minor ~ Oligia latruncula
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

A locally common species found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 24-27mm.

Confusion species

Marbled Minor and Rufous Minor.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


A range of grassy places, woodland and gardens.



Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva August-May, feeding inside the stem. Pupates in a flimsy cocoon amongst the roots of the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos