Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Red-headed Chestnut
Conistra erythrocephala
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Black-spotted Chestnut
Conistra rubiginosa

(Scopoli, 1763) 73.196

A recent addition. First recorded in Britain in 2011 and since recorded very locally in southeast England. In the region, so far only recorded in small numbers from a single site.

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Recorded in 1 (1%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
GB Status: Not Assessed
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
28/11/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
07/02/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
22/01/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
15/01/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
09/01/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08

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