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Garden Dart
Euxoa nigricans (Linnaeus, 1761)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2082 / 73.314
Photo © Rob Edmunds,  Downham Market 05/08/11

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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 56 (81%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/06/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
01/06/2020127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
26/09/2019227TG12 - Aylsham
29/08/2019127TG24 - Cromer
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