Norfolk status Scarce immigrant. Recorded mainly Aug - Oct.
Please retain specimens for confirmation.
First record from Norfolk in 1988 when a larva was found on an exotic orchid given to a patient at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. The specimen was bred out by G. Haggett and produced a female moth on the 12th March 1988. The specimen was determined by Dr I. Kitching (BMNH) as an unusual form of Chrysodeixis chalcites. (see article below)
Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1988. Last Recorded in 2015.