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Agrochola helvola (Flounced Chestnut)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Flounced Chestnut (Agrochola helvola) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in most of Europe, north to Scotland and Fennoscandia up to the Polar circle, south to Spain, Sicily –it is not found on Sardinia-, Greece further east to the Middle East, Armenia, Asia Minor, West Turkestan and central Asia up to central Siberia. The moth flies from September to October depending on the location. The larvae feed on the leaves of various plants. Recorded food plants include Salix, Quercus, Corylus, Prunus spinosa, Rubus fruticosus, Rubus idaeus and Vaccinium myrtillus.
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Prey / Diet

Agrochola helvola (Flounced Chestnut)[1]
Betula intermedia (dwarf birch)[2]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[3]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[3]
Crataegus heterophylla (Common Hawthorn)[3]
Hedera helix (Algerian ivy)[3]
Persicaria hydropiper (marshpepper knotweed)[2]
Polygonum aviculare subsp. aviculare (prostrate knotweed)[2]
Populus tremula (European aspen)[2]
Quercus robur (Pedunculate Oak)[3]
Rosa majalis (Cinnamon Rose)[2]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[3]
Salix fragilis (crack willow)[1]
Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain Ash)[2]
Tilia cordata (littleleaf linden)[2]
Ulmus procera (English elm)[1]
Vaccinium myrtillus (myrtle blueberry)[2]


Agrochola helvola (Flounced Chestnut)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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