Main: (Noctuidae / Plusiinae)
73.012 [B&F: 2434] Burnished Brass (Diachrysia chrysitis) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Common in a wide variety of habitats, including gardens, hedgerows, river-banks, fens, woodland edges and rough grassland throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 35-43 mm. Superficially resembles the rare immigrant Slender Burnished Brass Thysanoplusia orichalcea and nationally scarce Scarce Burnished Brass Diachrysia chryson, which see for differences. Larva feeds on Stinging Nettle, White Dead-nettle, Wild Marjoram, Lesser Burdock and Spear Thistle.

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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