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Burnished Brass
Diachrysia chrysitis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2434 / 73.012

A common resident across the region.

A species of gardens, hedges, marshes, fens and woodland edges.

Overwinters as a small larva and adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 117 (84%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July. (partial Aug-Oct)
Foodplant:   Common Nettle other plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
06/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
05/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
02/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
01/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO66

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