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Square-spot Rustic Moth

Xestia xanthographa

Description:

A very common species, found in woodland edges, waste ground and suburban habitats, it has a distribution covering most of Britain. A frequent visitor to the light-trap, it flies in August and September. The nocturnal caterpillars feed during the winter, mainly on grasses, but also on other low-growing plants.

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Victor Mallorquin
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Victor Mallorquin

Wealden, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Sep 4, 2013
Submitted on Sep 4, 2013

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