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Agrotis clavis

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2088 / 73.320
Photo © Charles Fletcher, 11 Jun 2011,  SE2773 Ellington Banks, VC64

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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species has extended its range again in the last fifteen years and is now quite widespread in VC61. Elsewhere it has been recorded in VC62-65.

2012 (CHF): There are scattered records across the county, mostly from dry calcareous areas. Most common along the coast and in the Dales and absent from the south west. It can occasionally be locally common for example 88 on the magnesian limestone at Ellington Banks on 25.6.2010.

Recorded in 89 (45%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2023164SE27 - Kirkby Malzeard
11/07/2023262NZ61 - Guisborough
10/07/2023161SE92 - Swanland
03/07/2023161SE92 - Swanland
30/06/2023161TA02 - Hessle
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