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Northern Rustic
Standfussiana lucernea

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2104 / 73.341

A rare resident in the north, lasted noted in 2011.

A species of rocky areas like screes, rocky outcrops.

Overwinters as a small larva while adults come to light and to sugar.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (5%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1895.
Last Recorded in 2015.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 17-21mm
Flight: June - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants and grasses
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
04/06/20151VC40 - ShropshireSO48
01/08/20111VC39 - StaffordshireSK15
05/07/20091VC39 - StaffordshireSK15
15/08/20051VC39 - StaffordshireSK05
13/07/19991VC36 - HerefordshireSO23

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