|2135 ~ Heath Rustic ~ Xestia agathina agathina|
A local species, generally found at higher altitudes. Recorded mainly from the north and west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 28-36mm.
Acid heathland and moorland.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva late September-June, feeding mainly at night. Pupates in the debris or just below the soil.
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Photo by PRW, 9th Sept 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by mmg, 30th Aug 2014, Pont Llogel