Norfolk status Local. Open habitats, grassland, heathland and coastal areas on chalky or lighter soils.
(NB: A paper has been published in French moth journal Oreina, June 2012 by Georges E. R. J. Orphant entitled: “Aporophyla lutulenta (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) et Aporophyla lueneburgensis (Freyer, 1848), une seule et même espèce” – translation “Deep Brown Dart and Northern Deep Brown Dart are one and the same species”)
Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1923. Last Recorded in 2015.