Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Beaded Chestnut
Agrochola lychnidis
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Southern Chestnut
Anchoscelis haematidea

(Duponchel, 1827) 73.191

A recent addition, found at a single site in Berkshire in 2018. Occurs on heathland and discovered new for Britain in 1990, in West Sussex.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2018.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Bell Heather and Cross-leaved Heath
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/20213VC22 - BerkshireSU47
09/10/20212VC22 - BerkshireSU47
09/10/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU47
08/10/20216VC22 - BerkshireSU47
06/10/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU47

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