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White-line Dart
Euxoa tritici (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2081 / 73.313
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  05/08/2019 - Pedders Way

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Garden Dart
Euxoa nigricans
Coast Dart
Euxoa cursoria
Forewing: 13-17mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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).

Some authorities consider there to be several separate species in the White-line Dart complex, but none yet occur in Britain!

Recorded in 60 (81%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Latest 10 Records
13/07/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
28/09/2023228TF74Holme NNR
25/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
24/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
22/09/2023128TF74Holme NNR
17/09/2023328TF74Holme NNR
16/09/2023228TF74Holme NNR
15/09/2023328TF74Holme NNR
14/09/2023628TF74Holme NNR
13/09/2023728TF74Holme NNR
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