Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Yellow-line Quaker
Leptologia macilenta
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Red-line Quaker
Leptologia lota

(Clerck, 1759) 2263 / 73.189
=Agrochola lota

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding nocturnally on sallow and willow (Salix spp.). In Dorset, the moth is locally common in open situations where sallow flourishes or where willows line river valleys. The Red-line Quaker is usually at low density in woodland and rare in sallow-free woods.

Recorded in 36 (90%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: September - November
Foodplant:   Willows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
16/12/201919SY68 Weymouth / Martinstown
27/11/201919SY39 Lyme Regis
25/11/201919SY49 Bridport
06/11/201929SY39 Lyme Regis
06/11/201919SY79 Puddletown

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