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Heart and Dart
Agrotis exclamationis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2089 / 73.317
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  24/05/2014 - Norwich, South Croft, 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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/09/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
24/09/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/09/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
12/09/2019128TF50 - Upwell/Marshland
04/09/20198027TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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