Noctuidae : Acronictinae
ABH BF

Photo © Dave Appleton,  13/09/2014 - North Elmham (female, gen det)

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark Dagger
Acronicta tridens
 
Grey Dagger
2284 Acronicta psi
(Linnaeus, 1758) 73.038
Norfolk status
Various habitats, woodland, fens and gardens.
Possibly under-recorded as cannot be readily distinguished as an adult from Dark Dagger except by examination of the genitalia.

Unconfirmed specimens please record as Dark/Grey Dagger agg.

Map shows only confirmed post 2000 records. (pre 2000 data unconfirmed)


Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

‹ Dark Dagger  |  Dark / Grey Dagger ›

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/10/2014128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
13/09/2014128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
04/09/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/08/2014128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
17/08/2014127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Season: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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