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Cerastis rubricosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Red Chestnut
73.3360 (B&F: 2139)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Noctuoidea
    »Family: Noctuidae
      »Subfamily: Noctuinae
        »Tribe: Noctuini

A resident species which is often fairly common and sometimes common at mv lights in woods, but occuring sparingly along the coast. Widespread but very local in numbers. Single-brooded flying mainly from early March to early May. Larvae feed on common twayblade and a whole range of herbaceous plants. (Pratt, 2011)

Cerastis rubricosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Herstmonceux, 28 iii 2018
Photo: Mike Mullis
Cerastis rubricosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Steyning, 03 iv 2020
Photo: Olly Ellis
Cerastis rubricosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Scotney, 14 iii 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Cerastis rubricosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 29 iii 2014
Photo: Bob Foreman
Cerastis rubricosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lindfield, 7 iv 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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