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Neglected Rustic
Xestia castanea

(Esper, 1798) 2132 / 73.355
Norfolk status
Uncertain.
Open and wooded heathland and moorland.
Two main forms: Reddish-brown form commoner in the north. The paler form f. neglecta is more usual in the south.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Noctua neglecta, Hb.
"Denton; taken by the Rev. C. T. Cruttwell"

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day Norfolk records.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1978.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/1978127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
1914+27TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
1873 to 1913+28TL88 - Thetford
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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Season: Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   Heathers
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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