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Flounced Chestnut
Agrochola helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2265 / 73.188
Photo © Kevan Brett,  09/10/2021 - Ormesby St. Margaret

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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
Local.
Variable species with a number of named forms and aberrations.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland.

Recorded in 46 (62%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/10/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
09/10/2021127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
09/10/2021127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
08/10/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
07/10/2021128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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