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Six-striped Rustic
Xestia sexstrigata (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2133 / 73.358
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  22/08/2021 - Peddars Way

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Xestia baja
Forewing: 15-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Hedge Bedstraw, Ribwort Plantain, Bramble, Bluebell.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Damp woodlands and marshy habitats.
fairly widespread.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/09/2021128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
02/09/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
02/09/2021327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/09/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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