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Least Black Arches
Nola confusalis
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Small Black Arches
Meganola strigula

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2075 / 74.001

Morley's Final Catalogue: Stowmarket before 1859 (Stainton, Man. ii, 157); several specimens at Bentley by Garrett and Miller (ante 1890), and one sitting on an oak-trunk there on 11 July 1902 (Mly); Flixton, Bungay (Toms). Five in Bentley Woods, 1937 (Gd).

Recent Suffolk status: Extinct in the county

Life history: Single-brooded in the summer.

Identification: Similar to Least black arches but flies later in the season and is a larger moth.

Habitats: Woodland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1859.
Last Recorded in 1937.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1937+25TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
11/07/1902125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
1859+25TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate oak
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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