2265 Flounced Chestnut Agrochola helvola ABH 73.188
Linnaeus, 1758

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Wingspan 30-35 mm


Description A variable species throughout its range, there are a number of named forms and aberrations.

Life Cycle The adults are on the wing in September and October, and the larvae feed on deciduous trees in the south, and mainly heather (Calluna) in the northern moors.

Habitat The more northern populations inhabit moorland, but further south it is generally a woodland species.

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