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Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Square-spot Rustic
73.3570 (B&F: 2134)


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

This resident species is often common and occasionally very common in a wide range of habitats; probably generally distributed. Single-brooded flying mainly from late June to mid October. Larvae feed on unspecified species of ribbon grass. (Pratt, 2011)

Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bexhill, 22 ix 2019
Photo: Martin Banks
Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Crawley Down, 26 viii 2020
Photo: Martin Williams
Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon, 02 ix 2020
Photo: John Christleib
Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Climping, 29 viii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Findon Valley, 02 ix 2007
Photo: Mike Snelling
Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
High and Over, 05 ix 2010
Photo: Nick Linazasoro
Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Pagham Harbour, ix 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Warnham LNR, 16 viii 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Xestia xanthographa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Battle, 10 viii 2012
Photo: Adrienne Norbury

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Phenology (larval)

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