Noctuidae : Xyleninae
ABH BF

Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Upwell 27/10/09

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark Chestnut
Conistra ligula
Red-headed Chestnut
Conistra erythrocephala
 
Chestnut
2258 Conistra vaccinii
(Linnaeus, 1761) 73.194
Norfolk status
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, hedgerows and gardens.
Overwinters as an adult.
Widespread.

Recorded in 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
Chestnut Conistra vaccinii - (M) - Foulden Common 2010 - J Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/05/2014128TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
05/05/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
13/04/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/04/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/04/2014128TF91 - Dereham
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Forewing: 14-15mm.
Season: One generation Sept-May.
Foodplant:   Oaks, elms, Blackthorn, Hawthorn, Birch and docks
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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