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Antitype chi (Grey Chi)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Grey Chi (Antitype chi) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed throughout Europe, although it is not present in southern Spain and Greece, as well as northern Fennoscandia. It is also found in northern and central Asia, but not in Japan.This species has grey forewings speckled with black markings which vary in intensity (with the female generally more heavily marked than the male).
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast 160731 England/Scotland, United Kingdom  
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Birklands and Bilhaugh 672 England, United Kingdom  
Black Wood of Rannoch 2720 Scotland, United Kingdom
Canalone del Tripodo 4757 Italy  
Cannock Chase 3057 England, United Kingdom  
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Ingleborough Complex 14256 England, United Kingdom
Lake District High Fells 66717 England, United Kingdom
Monti Nebrodi 173651 Italy  
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North Somerset and Mendip Bats 1387 England, United Kingdom
Peak District Dales 5748 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
River Tay 23469 Scotland, United Kingdom
River Usk/ Afon Wysg 2490 Wales, United Kingdom  
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Trossachs Woods 927 Scotland, United Kingdom
Tulach Hill and Glen Fender Meadows 3912 Scotland, United Kingdom
West Midlands Mosses 455 England, United Kingdom  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Convallaria majalis (European lily of the valley)[1]
Crataegus monogyna (Common Hawthorn)[1]
Hylotelephium telephium (witch's moneybags)[2]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Passiflora caerulea (blue passion flower)[1]
Ribes nigrum (European black currant)[2]
Ribes rubrum (cultivated currant)[1]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[1]
Silene behen (maiden's tears)[2]
Silene chalcedonica (maltesecross)[2]
Syringa vulgaris (common lilac)[1]
Urtica dioica (California nettle)[2]
Viburnum opulus (European cranberrybush)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abraxas grossulariata (Magpie Moth)5
Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)3
Autographa jota (Plain Golden Y)3
Biston betularia (peppered moth)3
Caradrina morpheus (Mottled Rustic)3
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)4
Ennomos quercinaria (August Thorn)3
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)3
Eupithecia exiguata (Mottled Pug)4
Eupithecia vulgata (Common Pug Moth)4
Euplexia lucipara (Small Angle Shades)3
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)4
Heterotoma planicornis3
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)4
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)4
Lithophane hepatica3
Malacosoma neustria (Lackey moth)3
Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)3
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)3
Naenia typica (Gothic)3
Noctua comes (Lesser Yellow Underwing)3
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)3
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)3
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)3
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)5
Orthosia gracilis (Powdered Quaker)4
Ourapteryx sambucaria (Swallow-tailed Moth)3
Polygonia c-album (Comma Butterfly)4
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)3
Zeuzera pyrina (leopard moth)4




Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hern√°ndez
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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