Noctuidae : Xyleninae

Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Upwell 27/10/09

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark Chestnut
Conistra ligula
Red-headed Chestnut
Conistra erythrocephala
Conistra vaccinii

(Linnaeus, 1761) 73.194/2258
Norfolk status
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, hedgerows and gardens.
Overwinters as an adult.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Chestnut Conistra vaccinii - (M) - Foulden Common 2010 - J Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/04/2015427TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
15/04/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/04/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
14/04/20151027TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
10/04/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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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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