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Square-spot Rustic
Xestia xanthographa
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Brown Rustic
Rusina ferruginea

(Esper, 1785) 2302 / 73.102

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not much evidence, since it was considered generally common with us in 1890. Frequent on sugar in Bentley Woods; Waldringfield; Fritton; rarely at light in Monks Soham and Gorleston, in June; noticed at Town-street in Brandon during July 1924.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: Square-spot rustic normally flies much later in the year.

Habitat: A wide range of habitats including gardens.

Recorded in 54 (93%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1924.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2024126TL97 - Hopton/Ixworth
30/06/2024125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
29/06/2024126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
29/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
29/06/2024126TL97 - Hopton/Ixworth
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Forewing: M 16-18mm. F 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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