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Heart and Dart
Agrotis exclamationis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2089 / 73.317
Photo © Dave Jones,  24/05/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

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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
14/10/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/10/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/10/2020128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
22/09/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
16/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
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