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Turnip Moth
Agrotis segetum
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Heart and Club
Agrotis clavis

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2088 / 73.320

An uncommon species, particularly found in the south.

A species of open dry grassy areas but also comes to gardens.

Overwinters as a full-grown larva while adults are attracted to light.

Note similar to Heart and Dart but, unlike that species, it has no black collar. Also, the markings on the forewing are not clearly defined - they look rather smudgy. In males the basal two-thirds of antennae is feathered in Heart and Club and basal half in Turnip.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo.

Recorded in 73 (52%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-18mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
31/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO35
25/07/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
19/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
19/07/20223VC36 - HerefordshireSO74

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