Noctuidae : Plusiinae
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Scarce Burnished Brass
Diachrysia chryson

(Esper, 1789) 73.011

Very local in the region. Resident on a few sites in the western half of Berkshire. Breeds in fenland and other marshy habitats. Older records over a wider area may indicate the existence of other breeding populations.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1974.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Hemp-agrimony.
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
28/07/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU67
07/11/20201VC22 - BerkshireSU58
18/07/2014+VC22 - BerkshireSU56
18/07/20141VC22 - BerkshireSU56
18/07/20131VC22 - BerkshireSU56

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