Noctuidae : Acronictinae
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  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 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2013.

‹ Dark Dagger  |  Dark / Grey Dagger ›

Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/10/2013127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
05/10/2013+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/10/2013127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
22/09/2013127TG14 - Sheringham
18/09/2013128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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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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