Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Rusina ferruginea Esper, 1785
Brown Rustic

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.102

Rare and only recorded on Lewis. It is found in June and July in woods, heaths, gardens throughout the rest of Britain

The larvae feed on herbaceous plants including dock Rumex, plantain Plantago, vetch Vicia and others

Rusina ferruginea
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