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Red Chestnut
Cerastis rubricosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2139 / 73.336
Photo © Lynnette Nicholson,  13/04/2020 - Paston

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Similar Norfolk Species
Cerastis leucographa
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Appearing in the first warm days of March and April.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland, gardens.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/05/2020127TM19 - Flordon/Long Stratton
03/05/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/04/2020127TM18 - Diss
24/04/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
23/04/2020328TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
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