Noctuoidea

Noctuinae

Imago
Genus
Xestia
Species
agathina
Author/Year
Duponchel, 1827
English Vernacular
Heath Rustic
French Vernacular
Noctuelle agathine
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 28-36mm

Imago: Univoltine, a very infrequent visitor to my traps but has been recorded from serveral sites.

Larva: Feed on the young shoots of heather (Calluna vulgaris) and cross-leaved heath (Erica tetralix)

Overwinter: As a small larva.

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