Noctuidae: Xyleninae

2254 (ABH73.228) Grey Chi Antitype chi, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR09706

Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Seghill, Northumberland
Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
ab. olivacea - Newton Pool, Northumberland  21-08-15
ab. olivacea - Newton Pool, Northumberland 21-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher
ab. olivacea - Newton Pool, Northumberland  21-08-15
ab. olivacea - Newton Pool, Northumberland 21-08-15
 Photo © Ian Fisher
near Llanbedr, Harlech, N Wales. 2th Sept. 2013
near Llanbedr, Harlech, N Wales. 2th Sept. 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
near Llanbedr, Harlech, N Wales. 2th Sept. 2013
near Llanbedr, Harlech, N Wales. 2th Sept. 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light.
Often found at rest during day

Forewing length: 15-19mm.
Foodplant(s): docks (Rumex spp.), Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa), broadleaved shrubs
Flying: One generation, August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Moorland and grassy hillsides.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, white, blue, pink, brown
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5