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Sand Dart
Agrotis ripae (Hübner, 1823)
Noctuidae: Noctuinae
2093 / 73.323
Photo © Tim Hodge,  02/07/2015 - Horsey Corner

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Coast Dart
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Archer's Dart
Agrotis vestigialis
Forewing: 14-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Many strandline plants.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Scarce, restricted to sandy beaches on the Norfolk coast.
More dainty marks and general sandy colouring than other 'Darts'.

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
17/08/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
07/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
26/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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