Main: (Noctuidae / Xyleninae)
73.186 [B&F: 2267] Beaded Chestnut (Agrochola lychnidis) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Common in broad-leaved woodland, scrub, hedgerows, grassland, heathland and gardens throughout England, Wales and southern Scotland, a species of conservation concern under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 32-42 mm. Most likely confusion species is Brown-spot Pinion A. litura, but reniform stigma narrower, and orbicular stigma smaller and elongated. Larva feeds on Hawthorn.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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