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Kent Black Arches
Meganola albula ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Nolidae: Nolinae
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Photo © Jim Swalwell,  24/07/2019 - Holme Lavender Marsh

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Scarce Black Arches
Nola aerugula
Forewing: 10-11mm.
Flight: One or two generations June-Aug. (Aug-Sept)
Foodplant:   Dewberry, Bramble, Raspberry and Strawberry.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Localised to coastal areas.
Coastal heathland, grassland, shingle beaches.

Norfolk records show a small second brood, late Aug-Sept, in about every second or third year.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
10/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
07/08/2020427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
07/08/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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