Noctuidae : Xyleninae
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Beaded Chestnut
Agrochola lychnidis
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Flounced Chestnut
Anchoscelis helvola

(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.188

Formerly local but quite widespread across the region, in woodland and on heathland. but declining in line with the national trend. Remains common very locally in Berkshire but very few recent records from Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Recorded in 41 (53%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees also Heather and Bilberry
Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/10/20212VC22 - BerkshireSU47
09/10/202120VC22 - BerkshireSU47
09/10/202113VC22 - BerkshireSU47
08/10/202136VC22 - BerkshireSU47
25/09/20215VC22 - BerkshireSU47

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