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Heart and Dart
Agrotis exclamationis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2089 / 73.317
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  24/05/2014 - Hethersett

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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: 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 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/09/2021128TF93 - Fakenham/Walsingham
04/09/2021127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
31/08/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
29/08/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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