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Shuttle-shaped Dart
Agrotis puta

(Hübner, 1803) 2092 / 73.325
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Yorkshire Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are rather more records than in the 1970 list and these continue to be widely scattered. Now also recorded from vice-counties 62 and 64.

2012 (CHF): Widespread across the county but uncommon in the north west. Two large broods and the suggestion of a third with many more October records in recent years. Doing well and numbers are increasing.

Recorded in 152 (76%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

< Crescent Dart  |  Dark Sword-grass >
Forewing: 12-16mm
Flight: Two generations April - October
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
13/11/2022162TA08 - Scarborough
11/11/2022163SE51 - Askern
11/11/2022163SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
10/11/2022161TA07 - Hunmanby
04/11/2022162TA08 - Scarborough
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