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73.102 ~ 2302 ~ Brown Rustic ~ Rusina ferruginea
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-40mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mainly broadleaf woodland, but is also found in many other habitats.


Herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a fully grown larva. Larva August-May, feeding at night. Pupates in an underground cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 13th June 2008, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 5th June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 8th June 2010, Commins Coch