Main: (Noctuidae / Hadeninae)
73.252 [B&F: 2177] Hedge Rustic (Tholera cespitis) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Common in rough grassland and gardens, but despite the name not hedgerows throughout the British Isles, a species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight continues to be recorded regularly and in good numbers only at Sandy Point, Hayling Island. Wingspan 34-40 mm. Larva feeds on various grasses, including Mat-grass and Wavy Hair-grass.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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