Noctuidae : Noctuinae
ABH BF

Photo © Tim Hodge,  02/07/2015 - Horsey Corner

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 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2015128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
20/07/2015+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
18/07/2015+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
16/07/2015128TF64 - Hunstanton
14/07/2015228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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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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