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

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 17-20mm
Season: 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 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1905.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/10/2019127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
25/09/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
24/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
23/08/2019128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
Further info: Acronicta tridens/psi
 
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