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Rosy Rustic
Hydraecia micacea (Esper, 1789)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2361 / 73.123
Photo © Matthew Casey,  Costessey Sept 2012

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Hydraecia petasitis
Forewing: 14-21mm.
Flight: One generation Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Low growing plants, Broad-leaved Dock, Ribwort Plantain etc.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Fairly unmistakable, but with wide variation both in colour and size.
Fens, scrub, heathland, open woodland, grassland, disturbed grass areas and gardens.
Widespread.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/10/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
16/10/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
25/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
23/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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