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Rosy Minor
Litoligia literosa

(Haworth, 1809) 73.171
=Mesoligia literosa

Found across the region but rather local and apparently at low density. Associated with grasslands on calcareous soils, and outside the region most numerous in coastal areas.

Recorded in 51 (65%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Grasses
Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
< Lesser Common Rustic  |  Cloaked Minor >
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/08/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP40
08/08/20222VC23 - OxfordshireSU59
07/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU57
06/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU57
03/08/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP50

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