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Heart and Dart
Agrotis exclamationis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2089 / 73.317
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  16/05/2020 - Leylands Farm, (Track)

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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
02/07/2020627TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
02/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
01/07/2020528TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
01/07/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
01/07/2020428TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
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