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2104 ~ Northern Rustic ~ Standfussiana lucernea
UK Status

Resident. Local S,WC,N

Montgomeryshire Status

Very uncommon. In recent times it has only been recorded on a handful of occasions in the west of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 36-46mm.

Confusion species

Dotted Rustic, Stout Dart and the Grey.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Coastal cliffs and other rocky places inland such as quarries.

Foodplant

Many herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva October-May, feeding at night.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by AT, July 2011, Derwenlas