|2382 ~ Rustic ~ Hoplodrina blanda|
A fairly common species found throughout the county. Careful attention should be given to diagnostic features as this species is regularly confused with the Uncertain.
Wingspan : M & F, 31-35mm.
Uncertain, Vine's Rustic, Mottled Rustic and Powdered Rustic.
Most lowland habitats.
A wide range of broad-leaved herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a larva. Larva July-April. Pupates in a strong cocoon underground.
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Photo by PRW, 11th July 2011, Commins Coch