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Heart and Dart
Agrotis exclamationis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2089 / 73.317
Photo © Peter Kitchener

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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 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/05/20202228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
25/05/20204528TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/05/2020528TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/05/2020427TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
25/05/20201127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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