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Rosy Rustic
Hydraecia micacea
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Butterbur
Hydraecia petasitis

Doubleday, 1847 2362 / 73.124
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 23 (31%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/08/2021428TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/08/2021427TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
04/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 19-23mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Butterbur
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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