Noctuidae : Noctuinae

Photo © Greg Bond,  Overstrand 26/06/10

Similar Norfolk Species
Coast Dart
Euxoa cursoria
Archer's Dart
Agrotis vestigialis
Sand Dart
2093 Agrotis ripae
(Hübner, 1823) 73.323
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
08/07/2014127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
July 2014+27TG14 - Sheringham
July 2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/06/2014+27TG51 - 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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