Noctuidae : Noctuinae
ABH BF

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Barred Chestnut
2121 Diarsia dahlii
(Hübner, 1813) 73.331
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Widespread in Scotland, northern England, the north midlands and Wales.

Confirmed recent records from one site in Norfolk, 1997 and 2004.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Noctua dahlii, Hb.
"Aldeby, Denton, Wootton, Horning ; scarce"
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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Season: Aug - Sept.
Foodplant:   Bilberry, Bramble, sallows and birches
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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