Noctuidae: Noctuinae

2121 (ABH73.331) Barred Chestnut Diarsia dahlii, (Hübner, [1813])

KR10090

Collage Valley, Northumberland
Collage Valley, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Collage Valley, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Collage Valley, Northumberland
Collage Valley, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.. Full-grown
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.. Full-grown
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.. Final instar.
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.. Final instar.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019. 4th & final instars
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019. 4th & final instars
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr Fairbourne, NW Wales. Ex ova 30th Aug 2019. 4th instar feeding.
nr Fairbourne, NW Wales. Ex ova 30th Aug 2019. 4th instar feeding.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.. male about to emerge.
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019.. male about to emerge.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019. female pupa.
nr. Fairbourne, NW Wales. ex female. LT 30th Aug. 2019. female pupa.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 15-18mm
Foodplant(s): Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), Bramble (Rubus fruticosus), sallows (Salix spp.), birches (Betula spp.), broadleaved shrubs
Flying: One generation, August-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland, heathland and moorland.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in


Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Brown, grey, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5