NEGLECTED RUSTIC Xestia castanea      UK BAP (Research only) species  
Infrequently recorded mainly from well monitored sites
Stated by Rosie to be common on moorland but no records from the Rothamsted sites
Scottish Status: Widespread but local,usually infrequent - stable. UK Status: Local
Major long-term decline in UK distribution (cf: Atlas of Britain & Ireland's Larger Moths)
Image © Mark Pewtress
First and last flight dates recorded in Caithness: 8th August to  26th October


MAP: black dots last record pre 2000  blue dots last record 2000 to 2009  
red dots last record 2010 to 2019  green dots last record 2020 to present 

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