Nolidae : Nolinae
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Scarce Black Arches
Nola aerugula
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Least Black Arches
Nola confusalis

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1847) 2078 / 74.004

Morley's Final Catalogue: Sparsely distributed in the east & centre. Bentley, Needham, Blaxhall (ante 1890). Bentley Woods in May and June 1894, May 1895 and June 1898 (Hkg); Ipswich in 1896 (Pyett); Hemley at light (Wlr); Monks Soham garden, rare, 1908-21 (Mly); Blythburgh Wood, May 1937 (Gd, Btn); Wangford Wood and Fritton Lake, May 1937 (Baker).

Recent status: Common and widespread.

Identification Compare with the other Nolids

Recorded in 45 (78%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1894.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2021125TG50 - Gorleston
15/06/2021125TG50 - Gorleston
14/06/2021225TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
13/06/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
11/06/2021125TM48 - Beccles/Brampton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Lime, Oak, Various broad-leaved trees
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2021. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2021
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