Noctuidae : Noctuinae

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Similar Norfolk Species
Coast Dart
Euxoa cursoria
Archer's Dart
Agrotis vestigialis
Sand Dart
Agrotis ripae

(Hübner, 1823) 73.323/2093
Norfolk status
Scarce, restricted to sandy beaches on the Norfolk coast.
More dainty marks and general sandy colouring than other 'Darts'.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
August 2014+27TG14 - Sheringham
21/07/2014228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
15/07/2014228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
09/07/2014128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
08/07/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many strandline plants
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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