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2302 ~ Brown Rustic ~ Rusina ferruginea
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-40mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mainly broadleaf woodland, but is also found in many other habitats.


Herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a fully grown larva. Larva August-May, feeding at night. Pupates in an underground cocoon.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 13th June 2008, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 5th June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PRW, 8th June 2010, Commins Coch