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Heart and Dart
Agrotis exclamationis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2089 / 73.317
Photo © Martin Rejzek,  06/06/2021 - Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich

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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: Two generations May-Aug. Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB 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 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2022128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
14/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/08/2022227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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