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Kent Black Arches
Meganola albula

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2076 / 74.002

Norfolk status
Increasingly common.
Formerly Nationally Scarce and localised to coastal areas, it is now fairly widespread and frequently recorded in recent years.

The species appears to have colonised calcareous grassland sites and heathland sites containing good stocks of bramble.

Norfolk records show a small second generation in some years, late August-September, following a warm summer.

Recorded in 43 (58%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
19/08/2023128TF92Stibbard
12/08/2023127TG04Cley next the Sea
11/08/2023127TG42Eccles
11/08/2023127TG02Hindolveston
09/08/2023227TG42Eccles
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Forewing: 10-11mm.
Flight: One or two generations June-Aug. (Aug-Sept)
Foodplant:   Dewberry, Bramble, Raspberry and Strawberry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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