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Heart and Dart
Agrotis exclamationis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
Photo © Dave Jones,  24/05/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Season: Two generations May-Aug. Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread.
Distinctive dart and heart shaped markings, giving the moth its common name.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/05/2019328TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
19/05/2019428TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
19/05/2019227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/05/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/05/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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