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Burnished Brass
Diachrysia chrysitis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2434 / 73.012
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Yorkshire Status: Very common and widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common in a variety of habitats in all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across the county in both of its forms (which may or may not be separate species). There is now a substantial second generation representing about 10 to 20% of the total.

Recorded in 175 (88%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 16-19mm.
Flight: One generation June-July. (partial Aug-Oct)
Foodplant:   Common Nettle and other herbaceous plants.
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/09/2022161TA07 - Hunmanby
28/09/2022162SE39 - Northallerton
23/09/2022164SE54 - York (S/W)
22/09/2022164SE27 - Kirkby Malzeard
22/09/2022161TA17 - Bempton
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