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Rusina ferruginea (Esper, 1785)

Brown Rustic
73.1020 (B&F: 2302)

Synonym(s):
Rusina tenebrosa (Hübner, [1803])
Rusina umbratica sensu (Goeze, 1781) nec (Linnaeus, 1758) homonym


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Xyleninae
        »Tribe: Caradrinini

A resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats but sometimes fairly common on heathland and less often along the coast. Widespread but in decline. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to late July. Larval food plants determined outside the region include dock, plantain and groundsel. (Pratt, 2011)

Rusina ferruginea (Esper, 1785)
Findon Valley, 02 vi 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling
Rusina ferruginea (Esper, 1785)
Barcombe, vi 2006
Photo: Clive Dickson

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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