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The Southern Chestnut (Agrochola haematidae) is a species of moth in the Noctuidae family.

Description[]

A rather small, dark red moth, similar in shape to the Flounced Chestnut, this species has pale kidney and oval marks, and a darker head and thorax than the wings. This species flies in Autumn.

Range[]

This species is a Red Data Book species, and is known from heathlands in Sussex, Hampshire and Dorset.

Larvae[]

The larvae feed on Bell Heather, but not Heather.

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