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Brown Rustic
Rusina ferruginea

(Esper, 1785) 2302 / 73.102
Photo © Charles Fletcher, 7 Jun 2002,  SE323733Hutton Conyers, VC65

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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Previously only recorded from lowland sites. This species has now been taken much more widely in the County.

2012 (CHF): Fairly well distributed in a variety of habitats but numbers seem to have declined a little in recent years. Uncommon in VC63, particularly in the west. It can be locally common in wooded areas in the north of the county, eg 46 at Foxglove Covert on 11.6.2004.

Recorded in 132 (66%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
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
20/08/2022163SE03 - Haworth
20/07/2022162NZ90 - Robin Hoods Bay
13/07/2022162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
11/07/2022165SE18 - Middleham
11/07/2022262SE89 - Hole of Horcum
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