Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea - Distribution map

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73.131 BF2353

Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Wingspan 30-35 mm.

A common species in England and Wales, but more local in Scotland and Ireland, occupying dry, grassy habitats.

There is one generation, flying in August and September, when the species comes to light.

The larvae feed underground in the bases of grass stems and amongst the roots.
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