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Black Rustic
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)
Noctuidae: Xyleninae
2232 / 73.233
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  27/09/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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Deep-brown Dart
Aporophyla lutulenta
Forewing: 17-21mm.
Flight: One generation Sept-Oct.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Heathland, grassland, road-side verges, woodland rides.
Occurring over much of Great Britain, only recently becoming widespread in Norfolk.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/10/2020228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/10/2020328TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
18/10/2020827TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
18/10/2020227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
18/10/2020427TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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