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Dark / Grey Dagger
Acronicta tridens/psi
Noctuidae: Acronictinae
2284x / 73.0381
Photo © Ann Smith,  01/06/2019 - Hunstanton garden

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: One generation. May-Aug
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:
Norfolk Status
Dark Dagger and Grey Dagger cannot be readily distinguished as an adult except by examination of the genitalia.

Unconfirmed specimens please record here...

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1905.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
23/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
23/08/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
Further info: Acronicta tridens/psi
 
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