|2129 ~ Ashworth's Rustic ~ Xestia ashworthii|
Resident. Nat. Scarce A WC
This 'Nationally Scarce A' species has been recorded in just a few scattered sites in the west of the county, most recently at Lake Vyrnwy.
Wingspan : M & F, 35-40mm.
Rocky and craggy sites, mountain sides and quarries.
Many herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-June, feeding mainly at night. Pupates in a slight cocoon under the moss, rocks or just below the soil.
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Photo by SG, July 2008, Lake Vyrnwy
Photo by GBC, 9th July 2013, Lake Vyrnwy