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Red-headed Chestnut
Conistra erythrocephala ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2261 / 73.198
Photo © Malcolm Hillier,  ex ovo Holland 28/08/23

Similar Devon Species
Chestnut
Conistra vaccinii
Dark Chestnut
Conistra ligula
Forewing: 16mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Nov. (Mar-April)
Foodplant:   Oaks, elms, Hornbeam.
Red List: Regionally Extinct (RE)
GB Status: Extinct / Immigrant
Former Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (2%) of 95 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2012.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/02/201213SX86 - South Devon
12/02/2004+3SX56 - South Devon
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