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Dark / Grey Dagger
Acronicta tridens/psi
Noctuidae: Acronictinae
2284x / 73.0381
Photo © Kevan Brett,  21/05/2022 - Ormesby St. Margaret

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: One generation. May-Aug
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs.
GB 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 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1905.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
10/08/2022127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
08/08/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/08/2022227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
06/08/2022127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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