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Neglected Rustic
Xestia castanea

(Esper, 1798) 2132 / 73.355

Norfolk status
Open and wooded heathland and moorland species.

Two main forms, with a reddish-brown form commoner in the north and a grey form f. neglecta more usual in the south. The grey form may be confused with Square-spot Rustic.

No recent Norfolk records, last recorded in 1978.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Noctua neglecta, Hb.
"Denton; taken by the Rev. C. T. Cruttwell"

Verification Grade Comment: No modern-day Norfolk records.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1978.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
24/08/1978127TG04Cley next the Sea
1873 to 1913+28TL88Thetford
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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   Heathers
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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