|2343x ~ Common Rustic agg. ~ Mesapamea sp.|
Both the Common Rustic and the Lesser Common Rustic are fairly common throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 28-36mm.
A range of grassy places, woodland and gardens.
Both species overwinter as a larva. Larva September-May, feeding inside the stem. Pupates in a cocoon underground.
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Photo by MDH, 26th July 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 8th Aug 2010, Commins Coch