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Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Burnished Brass
73.0120 (B&F: 2434)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Plusiinae
        »Tribe: Plusiini

A resident species often occurring sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Occasionally very common in a few places. Double-brooded flying mainly from late May to late July and again from late August to early October. Larvae feed on stinging nettle. (Pratt, 2011)

Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rodmell, 17 viii 2017
Photo: Elliot Dowding
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Winchelsea, 12 vii 2018
Photo: Michael Howard
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
f. aurea
Climping, 18 ix 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
f. aurea
Climping, 29 viii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
f. juncta
Climping, 29 viii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
f. juncta
Climping, 29 viii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
f. juncta
Ringmer, 13 ix 2008
Photo: John Luck
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pagham Harbour, ix 2006
Photo: Ivan Lang
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ripe, 9 viii 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Upper Beeding, 11 viii 2007
Photo: Jim Steedman
Diachrysia chrysitis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wadhurst, 11 ix 2015
Photo: Michael Howard

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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