Noctuidae : Noctuinae
ABH BF

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  04/07/2014 - near Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Garden Dart
Euxoa nigricans
Coast Dart
Euxoa cursoria
 
White-line Dart
2081 Euxoa eruta
(Linnaeus, 1761) 73.313
=Euxoa tritici
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 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/09/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
03/09/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/09/2014128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
29/08/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/08/2014228TF63 - 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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