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Xestia sexstrigata (Haworth, 1809)

Six-striped Rustic
73.3580 (B&F: 2133)

Synonym(s):
Xestia umbrosa (Hübner, [1813])


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Noctuinae
        »Tribe: Noctuini

This resident species occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, probably generally distributed, but local in numbers. Single-brooded flying mainly from late July to mid September. The larval foodplant has been recorded as unidentified herbaceous plants. (Pratt, 2011)

Xestia sexstrigata (Haworth, 1809)
Peacehaven, 12 viii 2006
Photo: Adrian Thomas
Xestia sexstrigata (Haworth, 1809)
Warnham LNR, 11 viii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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