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Agrochola helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)

Flounced Chestnut
73.1880 (B&F: 2265)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
  »Family: Noctuidae
   »Subfamily: Xyleninae
    »Tribe: Xylenini

Status and ecology:

A resident species, this moth usually occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in deciduous woods in the east of the county. Although very local in numbers this moth is rare along treeless parts of the coast and is in danger of extinction in the west. A widespread distribution in the east and south west of the county. This is a single-brooded species, flying mainly from the second week of September to mid November. The larvae feed on oak and elm. (Pratt, 2011)

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Penberth, Cornwall, 30 ix 2004 Photo: Keith Alexander

Agrochola helvola (Linnaeus, 1758)

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