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Cerastis leucographa
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Red Chestnut
Cerastis rubricosa

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2139 / 73.336

Norfolk status
Common and widespread.
Appearing in the first warm days of March and April.
Broad-leaved woodland, scrub, heathland and gardens.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1841.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
18/04/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
14/04/2024227TG42Eccles
14/04/2024127TG31Upton
14/04/2024128TF63Snettisham
13/04/2024127TM18New Buckenham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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