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The value of sweet chestnut Castanea sativa as a foodplant for Lepidoptera



The value of sweet chestnut Castanea sativa as a foodplant for Lepidoptera



Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation- 118(1): 1-11



Sweet Chestnut is a non-native tree in Britain and is considered to have a low biodiversity value. However, over seventy species of Lepidoptera have now been recorded utilizing Sweet Chestnut as a foodplant, demonstrating it to be an under-valued and important hostplant.

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