Rustic moth

(Zool.) any moth belonging to Agrotis and allied genera. Their larvæ are called cutworms. See Cutworm.

See also: Rustic

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The area, hugely important for its wildlife, is home to the rare natterjack toad, brown hare and skylark, as well invertebrate species such as the mining bee and sandhill rustic moth.
Rising sea levels and increased flooding and erosion could hit species of tern and wading birds, as well as the grey seal and the Sandhill rustic moth, the National Trust said.
One type of the Sandhill rustic moth is found at just one site in Cornwall, a habitat which could be threatened if weather gets stormier.