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Garden Dart
Euxoa nigricans (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2082 / 73.314
Photo © Peter Tilley

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Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Variable in colour.
Wide range of habitats.
Seems to favour North Norfolk coastal areas.
Recorded at low density.

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/09/2020427TG20 - Norwich
23/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/08/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
16/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
13/08/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
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