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73.097 ~ 2382 ~ Rustic ~ Hoplodrina blanda
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

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.

Confusion species

Uncertain, Vine's Rustic, Mottled Rustic and Powdered Rustic.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most lowland habitats.


A wide range of broad-leaved herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva July-April. Pupates in a strong cocoon underground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 11th July 2011, Commins Coch