Noctuidae : Noctuinae

Photo © Ian Walker,  01/08/2010 - Hilltop, Cley, Norfolk

Similar Norfolk Species
Garden Dart
Euxoa nigricans
Coast Dart
Euxoa cursoria
White-line Dart
Euxoa tritici

(Linnaeus, 1761) 73.313/2081
=Euxoa eruta
Norfolk status
Coastal habitats and heathland.
Extremely variable in colour and can be difficult to tell apart from similar species, including Square-spot Dart (E.obelisca) and Coast Dart (E.cursoria).
To complicate matters further, some authorities consider there to be five separate species of White-line Dart of which there are two or three in Britain!

Recorded in 54 (78%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
12/09/2015+27TG50 - Yarmouth
02/09/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/08/2015928TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 13-17mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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