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2104 ~ Northern Rustic ~ Standfussiana lucernea
UK Status

Resident. Local S,WC,N

Montgomeryshire Status

Rare, this species has been recorded just three times in the county, the last in 2011.

Wingspan :  M & F, 36-46mm.

Confusion species

Dotted Rustic, Stout Dart and the Grey.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Coastal cliffs and other rocky places inland such as quarries.

Foodplant

Many herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva October-May, feeding at night.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by AT, July 2011, Derwenlas