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Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa Length 17-19mm. A variable moth that rests with its wings held flat, one forewing partly overlapping the other. Adult has forewings that can range from reddish brown to grey-brown; all forms show a squarish pale spot and a pale kidney-shaped spot on the forewings. Flies August-September. Larva feeds on low-growing herbaceous plants. Widespread and common.