Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.104 [B&F: 2392a] Porter's Rustic (Athetis hospes) (Freyer, [1831])

 

Notes: Very rare immigrant from southern Europe, appearing as a migrant in southern England. Recorded for the first time in Cornwall on 26 August 1978, subsequently appearing on a number of occasions from Norfolk to Scilly. On the Isle of Wight, was recorded for the first time in August 2006 at Ventnor, with two there in 2007 and two in 2008, plus one at Totland in 2008, but yet to be recorded on mainland Hampshire. Wingspan 26-30mm. A nondescript, easily overlooked species. Larva feeds on herbaceous plants such as Ribwort Plantain and Greater Plantain, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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