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White-line Dart
Euxoa tritici (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
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Photo © Dave Jones,  11/08/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Similar Norfolk Species
Garden Dart
Euxoa nigricans
Coast Dart
Euxoa cursoria
Forewing: 13-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Coastal habitats and heathland.
Extremely variable in colour and can be difficult to tell apart from similar species, including Square-spot Dart (E.obelisca) and Coast Dart (E.cursoria).
To complicate matters further, some authorities consider there to be five separate species of White-line Dart of which there are two or three in Britain!

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/09/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
18/09/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/09/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/09/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
02/09/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
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