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Kent Black Arches
Meganola albula
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Nola confusalis
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Scarce Black Arches
Nola aerugula

(Hübner, 1793) 2079 / 74.005
Norfolk status
Rare immigrant.
Former resident in a small area of the Kentish coast.

Almost exclusively recorded at Eccles on Sea, on the east Norfolk coast, where it has been recorded many times since 1997!
The number of records from this site suggest the species may be breeding locally?

Several migrant records in 2018 form Weybourne, Overstrand, Eccles and an unusual inland record at New Costessey.

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Recorded in 7 (9%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/07/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
05/07/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
05/07/2018127TG24 - Cromer
05/07/2018127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 8-9mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Bird's-foot-trefoil and clovers
Nat Status: Immigrant (Local?)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult

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