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Dark Sword-grass
Agrotis ipsilon

(Hufnagel, 1766) 73.327/2091
Norfolk status
One of Norfolks most regular immigrants.
Can occur in any month, mostly between June and October.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1840.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/12/2018128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
22/11/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/11/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/11/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/11/2018127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Forewing: 15-25mm.
Season: July-Oct (Recorded all months)
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Immigrant (?)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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