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Heart and Dart
Agrotis exclamationis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2089 / 73.317
Photo © Colin Duke 2018,  VC63 - Top

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Yorkshire Status: Abundant and widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very common and widely distributed throughout all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across the county with an increase of numbers in recent years. Sometimes large numbers are trapped, eg 668 at Haxby on 21.7.1996. Small numbers of a second generation have been noted more often in the last ten years.

Recorded in 175 (88%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1846.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 15-19mm
Flight: May - August and September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/10/2022164SE37 - Ripon
24/10/2022161TA03 - Beverley (S) / Cottingham
04/10/2022161TA31 - Skeffling / Easington
03/10/2022163SE40 - Goldthorpe
01/10/2022161TA27 - Flamborough Head (North)
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