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73.358 [B&F: 2133] Six-striped Rustic (Xestia sexstrigata) (Haworth, 1809)

 

Common in water meadows, marshes, fens, damp woodland, hedgerows, gardens and downland throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widespread and common. Wingspan 36-38 mm. Fairly unmistakable. Larva polyphagous on herbaceous plants such as Hedge Bedstraw, Ribwort Plantain, Bramble, Bluebell and Water Figwort.

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