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Dotted Chestnut
Conistra rubiginea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 73.197/2260
Norfolk status
Formerly scarce, spreading rapidly in recent years.

Woodland, wooded heathland, pastoral farmland and thick hedgerows.
Noted as being a very local species, occurring mainly in the south and south-east of England, this species has been spreading rapidly across Norfolk in recent years.

Overwinters as an adult, flying again in the spring.

First Norfolk record of a female taken at Hockwold in 2013 (K. Puttick, 24/04/13).


2013 to 2018

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2013.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/11/2018127TG20 - Norwich
26/09/2018128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
05/05/2018127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
04/05/2018127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
03/05/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 15-17mm
Season: One generation Oct-Nov, flying again in March-May.
Foodplant:   Apple, Blackthorn, Plum, sallows Other deciduous trees (not well-known in the wild)
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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