Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.102 [B&F: 2302] Brown Rustic (Rusina ferruginea) (Esper, 1785)

 

Common in broad-leaved woodland, gardens, parks, calcareous grassland, heathland and moorland throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 32-40 mm. Fairly easy to recognise from combination of thin, black, antemedian and postmedian lines, between which runs a dark-shaded median fascia; also five or six white costal dots; with little variation in the overall pattern. Larva feeds on Vetch, Broad-leaved Dock, Curled Dock, Ribwort Plantain and Greater Plantain.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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