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Rusina ferruginea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Genus  Rusina
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Rusina ferruginea
Rank  Species
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Similar  Butterflies and moths, Hoplodrina octogenaria, Hoplodrina blanda, Small angle shades, Caradrina morpheus

The Brown Rustic (Rusina ferruginea) is a species of moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Europe. then East across the Palearctic to the Sayan Mountains in Central Asia.

The wingspan is 32–40 mm.Wingspan 32-40 mm.The ground colour of the forewings is dark brown. A series of small white marks run along the costa. The stigmata are not well defined. The antemedian line runs obliquely from the costa and is darker than the ground colour.The postmedian line is fine and also darker than ground colour. The subterminal line is dark and irregular. The hindwings are yellow brown, with darker veins and a small discal spot.

The moth flies from June to July depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants, including Rumex species.


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