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73.316 ~ 2084 ~ Light Feathered Rustic ~ Agrotis cinerea
UK Status

Resident. Nat. Scarce B S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A 'Nationally Scarce B' species that has only been recorded from a handful of sites in recent times, all in the north of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 33-40mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Chalk and limestone grassland.


Wild thyme.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a fully grown larva. Larva late June-September. Pupates underground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 19th May 2010, Llanfyllin