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Golden Twin-spot
Chrysodeixis chalcites
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Tunbridge Wells Gem
Chrysodeixis acuta

(Walker, 1857) 2429 / 73.009

Norfolk status
No confirmed Norfolk records.

A rare immigrant species with around 20 or so UK records since the first in 1870.

Two misidentified Norfolk records form Winterton in October 1988, later confirmed to be Golden Twin-spot. [NMS Newsletter 21; Ent. Rec. vol. 101. p230. 1989.] and Overstrand in October 1990.


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Determination
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Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: May, September to October
Foodplant:   Thorn-apple, Tomato, Tobacco, Banana, Canna lilies and many other plants
GB Status: Immigrant
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