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Red-headed Chestnut
Conistra erythrocephala ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2261 / 73.198
Photo © Keith Knights

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Forewing: 16mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov. (Mar-April)
Foodplant:   Oaks, elms, Hornbeam.
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3


Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (9%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/02/2021125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
21/02/2021125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
23/11/2019125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
10/10/2016125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
29/10/2013125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
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