Appendix B: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
B098 [B&F: 2343b] Remm's Rustic (Mesapamea remmi) Rezbanyai-Reser, 1986

 

Uncommon, in calcareous grassland, gardens, farmland, heathland and woodland throughout much of England and Wales. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 28-34 mm. Described on the basis of slight differences in genitalia and is otherwise indistinguishable from Common Rustic M. secalis and Lesser Common Rustic M. didyma. Larva feeds on various grasses, including Cock's-foot, Tall Fescue, Tufted Hair-grass and certain cereal crops.

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