An extremely common resident. It's true distribution is not known for certain because of the similarity to Lesser Common Rustic and the need to dissect them. This map shows dissected individuals.Found in a wide range of grassy habitats.Overwinters as a larva and comes to light, sometimes in large numbers.Note Genitalia examination essential.
Verification Grade Comment: Genitalia examination required.
Recorded in 75 (54%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1898.Last Recorded in 2019.(Data up to end 2019)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership