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Burnished Brass
Diachrysia chrysitis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2434 / 73.012

Morley's Final Catalogue: Abundant at dusk and light from Ipswich to Gorleston.

Recent Suffolk Status: Very common.

Life history: Double-brooded. Regular at light in small numbers and also noted in the county at dusk feeding at various garden flowers.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: A wide variety of habitats where Nettles are found.

Recorded in 55 (95%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/2023+25TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
09/10/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
09/10/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
08/10/2023126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
08/10/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July. (partial Aug-Oct)
Foodplant:   Common Nettle other plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
     
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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