Noctuidae: Plusiinae

2428 (ABH73.008) Golden Twin-spot Chrysodeixis chalcites, (Esper, [1803])

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Whitley Bay, Northumberland
Whitley Bay, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Whitley Bay, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General InformationOverwinters as Doesn't overwinter in the UK.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 15-18mm.
Foodplant(s): sages (Teucrium spp.), Viper's-bugloss (Echium vulgare), chrysanthemums (Chrysanthemum spp.), Celery (Apium graveolens), tobaccos (Nicotiana spp.), herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, July-November
UK Presence: Immigrant
National status: Uncommon/Rare

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Dewick's Plusia Macdunnoughia confusa

Uncommon/Rare
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, yellow, white, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
3