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Heath Rustic
Xestia agathina (Duponchel, 1827)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2135 / 73.356
Photo © Ric Sandifer,  04/09/2021 - Cobbs Hill, Terrington St Clement

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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Heather.
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Localised to Acid heathland and moorland, numerous on tall Heather.

Recorded in 38 (51%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/09/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
25/09/2021127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
18/09/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/09/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
17/09/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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