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Heath Rustic
Xestia agathina (Duponchel, 1827)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2135 / 73.356
Photo © Louis Parkerson,  28/02/2021 - Buxton Heath

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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Heather.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Localised to Acid heathland and moorland, numerous on tall Heather.

Recorded in 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/05/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/05/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/04/2021527TG12 - Aylsham
31/03/2021127TG12 - Aylsham
21/03/2021327TG12 - Aylsham
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