Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.233 [B&F: 2232] Black Rustic (Aporophyla nigra) (Haworth, 1809)

 

Notes: Common on heathland, moorland, calcareous grassland, roadside verges, gardens and woodland rides throughout most of the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 40-46 mm. Larva feeds on various woody and herbaceous plants, including Tufted Hair-grass, Heather, Clover and Dock.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.3159628
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 961
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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 1
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