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Marsh Dagger
Acronicta strigosa ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Acronictinae
2285 / 73.041
Photo © Graham Wenman

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Blackthorn
Nat Status: Rare Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Believed extinct in Britain, having not been recorded since 1933.

C. Barrett [Trans. N&NNS, 1874] Recorded at Foulsham by the Rev. T. H. Marsh. Stephens writes: "Mr Haworth possesses a single specimen of this insect, which i believe was taken in Norfolk." This species is rare, but as its headquarters are in Cambridgeshire, it may reasonably be expected to occur in West Norfolk.
No other Norfolk records.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1874.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1874127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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