|2353 ~ Flounced Rustic ~ Luperina testacea|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
Sandhill Rustic, Dumeril's Rustic.
A wide range of grassy places.
The roots and basal stems of grasses.
Overwinters as a larva. Larva September-June, living inside the roots of the foodplant where it also pupates.
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Photo by PRW, 12th Aug 2006, Commins Coch
Photo by PB, 17th Aug 2011, Morben ISAF