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Deep-brown Dart
Aporophyla lutulenta

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2231 / 73.231

An uncommon and declining resident species.

Found in open habitats like downland, heathland, rough grassland.

Overwinters as a small larva with adults coming to light and sugar.

Recorded in 50 (36%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1898.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: September - October
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
08/10/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
30/09/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
29/09/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
28/09/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
28/09/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO97

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