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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 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/02/2019127TG33 - Bacton
21/02/2019127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
03/12/2018127TG14 - Sheringham
01/12/2018128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
01/12/2018128TM09 - Attleborough
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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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