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Flounced Chestnut
Agrochola helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2265 / 73.188
Photo © Matthew Mckie,  Lingwood 15-10-11

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Beaded Chestnut
Agrochola lychnidis
Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable species with a number of named forms and aberrations.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland.

Recorded in 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/09/2020427TG13 - Baconsthorpe
19/08/2020827TM18 - Diss
19/07/2020428TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
22/10/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
14/10/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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