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Dotted Rustic
Rhyacia simulans

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2105 / 73.339
Norfolk status
Scarce.
The moths fly in June and July, then aestivate in cool places such as tunnels and outbuildings, reappearing in the autumn.

In the late 1970s - early 1980s, distribution expanded greatly and the moth was recorded from over 400 10km sites, including Norfolk. It has since declined.

Scattered old Norfolk records, very few confirmed recent records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2018128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
30/07/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
28/09/2010128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
31/08/2007127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
17/06/2007128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 17-21mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Unknown
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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