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Six-striped Rustic
Xestia sexstrigata

(Haworth, 1809) 2133 / 73.358
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Yorkshire Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Apparently a species of fairly open situations (though not arable sites, PQW). Also quite often recorded in suburban areas, which probably resemble lightly wooded, parkland habitats. Quite frequently recorded in all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): This species is fairly common and widespread across the county in a variety of habitats. Numbers and distribution are stable.

Recorded in 162 (81%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1847.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

< Square-spot Rustic  |  Setaceous Hebrew Character >
Forewing: 15-17mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Mainly herbaceous plants - Hedge Bedstraw, Ribwort Plantain, Bramble, Bluebell
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/10/2022263SE40 - Goldthorpe
09/09/2022161TA04 - Beverley (N)
07/09/2022162SE65 - York (E)
04/09/2022161TA07 - Hunmanby
03/09/2022161SE94 - Middleton-on-the-Wolds
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