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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)


Coastal cliffs and other rocky places inland such as quarries.


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