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Rosy Rustic
Hydraecia micacea
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Butterbur
Hydraecia petasitis

Doubleday, 1847 73.124/2362
Norfolk status
Similar to Rosy Rustic but generally larger and dull brown, never pinkish.
(see photo comparisons)
Locally found in marshy places and river-sides where its foodplant can be found.
Best observed by torch light.

Recorded in 22 (32%) 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
18/08/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
17/08/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
15/08/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
04/08/2018+28TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/07/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Season: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Butterbur
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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