Brown Rustic - Rusina ferruginea
Wingspan 32-40 mm. This moth is sexually dimorphic, the males having broader and squarer forewings than the female, and more feathery antennae.
It frequents woodland and a range of more open habitats.
Flies in June and July.
The larvae feed on a number of herbaceous plants, including Dock.
Quite common and distributed widely over the British Isles. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as common.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
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