Noctuidae : Noctuinae
ABH BF

Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Heacham 09/06/11

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
18/07/2015+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/07/2015328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
11/07/2015327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/07/2015328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
09/07/2015128TF74 - 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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