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Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea Length 17-19mm. A variable moth that usually rests with its wings held in a shallow tent-like manner. Adult has forewings that range from grey-buff to rich brown; typically there is a dark band on the trailing edge, a dark central line and pale-ringed oval and kidney marks. Flies August-September. Larva feeds on grass stems and roots. Locally common only in central and southern Britain.
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Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea Length 17-19mm. A variable moth that usually rests with its wings held in a shallow tent-like manner. Adult has forewings that range from grey-buff to rich brown; typically there is a dark band on the trailing edge, a dark central line and pale-ringed oval and kidney marks. Flies August-September. Larva feeds on grass stems and roots. Locally common only in central and southern Britain.

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Date: 28 Jun 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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