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Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, [1803])

Golden Twin-spot
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»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Plusiinae
        »Tribe: Argyrogrammatini

An immigrant species usually occurring singly at mv light but is occasionally seen sparingly along the coast particularly in the Arundel area. The moth arrives mainly between early August and late October. Larvae not recorded in Sussex but elsewhere feed on garden Chrysanthemum. (Pratt, 2011)

Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
Etchingham, 08 viii 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
Bracklesham, 31 vii 2020
Photo: Derek Lee
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
Three Oaks, 03 viii 2020
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
Hailsham, 10 viii 2020
Photo: Chris Ball
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
Peacehaven, 18 viii 2020
Photo: Dave Palmer
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
Peacehaven, 18 viii 2020
Photo: Dave Palmer
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
Worthing, 13 ix 2020
Photo: Mike Galtry
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
St Leonards, 11 ix 2015
Photo: Crystal Ray
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)
Ferring, 22 x 2005
Photo: Tim Freed

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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