Noctuidae: Acronictinae

9609 Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF2260 (ABH73.197)

Christophstal, March 2021
Christophstal, March 2021
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Christophstal, March 2021
 Photo © Peter Bissell

General InformationOverwinters as an adult.
Both sexes come to light.

Forewing length: 15-17mm
Foodplant(s): apples (Malus spp.), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), plums (Prunus spp.)
Flying: One generation, October-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Woodland and hedgerows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Baden-Württemberg.