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Heart and Club
Agrotis clavis (Hufnagel, 1766)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2088 / 73.320
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  02/07/2016 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Shorter and broader than similar species,(below) again variable in ground colour.
Coastal sand-dunes and a wide variety of other habitats.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/20201027TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
08/08/2020627TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/08/2020128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
07/08/2020127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
07/08/20202327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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